1863

Skirmishes near Colliersville, Nashville, and Yorkville.

1864

27th-28th

Cavalry action at Dandridge. Skirmish at Kelly’s Ford near Sevierville; affair at Lee’s House on Cornersville Pike.

28th

Confederate soldier Joseph Gerald Branch writes to his wife, Mary Jones (Polk) Branch: “I endeavor to hear with fortitude the desolation which is sweeping over our poor country. Is there no statesman, North or South, who rising above the waves of party prejudice … can calm the raging storm? My own dear sweet wife! My heart is always with you. Not an hour passes but your trials are the subject of my thoughts. How I long to be with you as your time approaches …. Kiss my dear children for me & do not let them forget they have a father who loves them as few parents love.”

1865

28th Action at Athens.

28-31

Expedition from Strawberry Plains to Clinch Mountain, with skirmishes along the way.

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