Thursday, May 14, 1863

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Army Events:

Operation: Amite River and Jackson Railroad, LA May 9 - 18, 1863
Operation: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad April 21 - May 31, 1863
Expedition to: Bear River, Idaho Territory May 5 - 30, 1863
Operation: Buck's Ford, VA May 12 - 14, 1863
Expedition from: Camp Douglass, Utah Territory May 5 - 30, 1863
Scout: Centre Creek, MO May 13 - 18, 1863
Scout: Clinton Road, LA May 14, 1863
Skirmish: Cotile Bayou, LA May 14, 1863
Scout: Creek Agency, Indian Territory May 6 - 19, 1863
Operation: Eastern Shore, VA August 20 - June 3, 1863
Skirmish: Fort Gibson, Indian Territory May 14, 1863
Scout: French Point, MO May 13 - 18, 1863
Operations: Front Royal Road, VA May 12 - 14, 1863
Operation: Gloucester Peninsula, VA August 20, 1862 - June 4, 1863
Expedition: Imboden's Expedition, into West Virginia April 20 - May 14, 1863
Operation: Jackson Railroad, LA May 9 - 18, 1863
Engagement: Jackson, MS May 14, 1863
Scout: Jasper County, MO May 6 - 19, 1863
Raid: Jones' Raid April 21 - May 31, 1863
Expedition from: La Grange, TN May 11 - 15, 1863
Reconnaissance to: Lebanon, TN May 12 - 16, 1863
Reconnaissance to: Liberty, TN May 12 - 16, 1863
Skirmish: Marsteller's Place, VA May 14, 1863
Scout: Merritt's Plantation, LA May 14, 1863
Expedition from: Murfreesborough, TN May 12 - 16, 1863
Scout: Newtonia, MO May 13 - 18, 1863
Raid: Northwestern Railroad, TN April 21 - May 21, 1863
Operation: Owen's Valley, CA April 24 - May 26, 1863
Expedition to: Panola, MS May 11 - 15, 1863
Skirmish: Pigeon Roost Creek, MS May 14, 1863
Skirmish: Salem, MS May 14, 1863
Operation: Seaboard and Roanoke Railroad, VA May 12 - 26, 1863
Expedition against: Snake Indians, Idaho Territory May 4 - October 26, 1863
Scout: Snicker's Ferry, VA May 12 - 14, 1863
Expedition to: Soda Springs, Idaho Territory May 5 - 30, 1863
Scout: St. Francis River, AR May 6 - 15, 1863
Operation: Vicksburg, MS January 20 - July 4, 1863
Skirmish: Walnut Hill, MS May 14, 1863
Skirmish: Warrenton Junction, VA May 14, 1863
Campaign: Western Louisiana April 9 - May 14, 1863
Scout: White River, AR May 6 - 15, 1863

(Source: Compendium of the War of the Rebellion Vol. I, p. 660-991. Frederick H. Dyer.)


Naval Events:

Boat crew from U.S.S. Currituck, commanded by Acting Master Linnekin, captured schooner Ladies' Delight near Urbanna, Virginia.

(Source: Civil War Naval Chronology 1861-1865. pp. I:1-41; II:1-117; III:1-170; IV:1-152; V:1-134. 1971: Naval History Division, Navy Department.)


Additional Information:

The Battle of Jackson, Mississippi. (MS008) (Grant's Operations Against Vicksburg [March-July 1863]).

(Source: Civil War Sites Advisory Commission Report: Battle Summaries. National Park Service. In The Civil War Battlefield Guide, 2nd ed., 1998. Edited by Frances H. Kennedy.)




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