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Alabama Civil War Timeline

Credit: Dyer’s Compendium, Pt. 2
Battle Index—Alabama

1861

Jan. 11 Adoption of Secession Ordinance

Jan. 4 Occupation of Mt. Vernon Arsenal

1863

Jan. 5 Occupation of Fort Gaines
Jan. 5 Occupation of Fort Morgan
Feb. 6-10 Expedition, Florence
Aug. 21 Skirmish, Maysville
Aug. 28 Skirmish, Maysville
Oct. 13 Skirmish, Maysville
Oct. 20-29 Operations, Memphis & Charleston R. R.
Nov. 4 Skirmish, Maysville
Nov. 14-17 Expedition, Maysville

1862

April 16 Occupation of Tuscumbia
April 24 Action, Tuscumbia
April 25 Skirmish, Tuscumbia
July 24 Skirmish, Trinity
July 25 Operations, Trinity
Aug. 22 Skirmish, Trinity
Oct. 5 Skirmish, Tuscumbia River
July 26 Skirmish, Spangler’s Mill
July 28 Skirmish, Stevenson
Aug. 31 Skirmish, Stevenson
May 1-2 Operations, Mooresville
May 1-2 Operations, Limestone Bridge
May 10 Skirmish, Lamb’s Ferry
May 14 Skirmish, Lamb’s Ferry
July 28 Skirmish, Law’s Landing
Aug. 30 Skirmish, Larkinsville
July 29 Skirmish, Old Deposit Ferry
Aug. 5 Affair, New Market
Nov. 28 Skirmish, Little Bear Creek
Dec. 12 Skirmish, Little Bear Creek
May 13-14 Expedition, Rodgersville
July 3 Skirmish, Russellville

July 26 Skirmish, Jonesborough

April 11 Occupation of Huntsville
June 4-5 Skirmishes, Huntsville
July 2 Skirmish, Huntsville
Aug. 31 Evacuation of Huntsville
Sept. 1 Skirmish, Huntsville

July 27-30 Expedition, Guntersville
July 28 Skirmish, Guntersville
Aug. 5-7 Reconnoissance, Guntersville
Aug. 19-20 Scout, Guntersville
May 1-2 Operations, Elk River
May 9 Skirmish, Elkton Station
April 13 Occupation of Decatur
July 12 Skirmish, Davis Gap
July 12-16 Expedition, Decatur
Aug. 7 Skirmish, Decatur
April 23, 1862 Skirmish, Bridgeport
April 27, 1862 Skirmish, Bridgeport
April 28, 1862 Skirmish, Bolivar
April 29, 1862 Action, Bridgeport
May 1-2, 1862 Operations near Athens
May 1, 1862 Skirmish, Bridgeport
May 1-2, 1862 Operations, Elk River
May 8, 1862 Skirmish. Athens
July 25, 1862 Operations near Courtland
July 25, 1862 Action, Courtland Bridge
Dec. 9, 1862 Action, Bear Creek
Dec. 12, 1862 Skirmish, Cherokee Station

1863

Feb. 22 Action, Tuscumbia
April 6 Skirmish, Town Creek
April 22 Action, Tuscumbia
April 23 Skirmish, Tuscumbia
April 26-May 3 Raid, Tuscumbia (Streight’s)
April 27 Skirmish, Town Creek
April 28 Action, Town Creek
Sept. 1 Skirmish, Tap’s Gap
Oct. 20 Reeonnoissance, Trenton
Oct. 24-25 Skirmishes, Tuscumbia

Sept. 1 Skirmish, Neal’s Gap
Sept. 17 Skirmish, Neal’s Gap
Oct. 12 Skirmish, New Market
Aug. 31 Skirmish, Wills Valley
Sept. 1 Skirmish, Wills Creek
Sept. 5 Reconnoissance, Winston’s Gap
Sept. 8 Skirmish, Winston’s Gap
Nov. 14-17 Expedition, Whitesburg
April 17 Skirmish, Lundy’s Lane
April 23 Skirmish, Leighton
April 25 Skirmish, London Lane
Sept. 5 Skirmish, Lebanon
Sept. 26 Action, Larkinsville
Oct. 27 Engagement, Little Bear Creek
April 30 Action, Sand Mountain
Aug. 28-31 Reconnoissance, Stevenson
Sept. 7 Skirmish, Stevenson
Dec. 26 Skirmish, Sand Mountain
April 30 Action, Hog Mountain
July 13-22 Expedition, Huntsville
Sept. 26 Action, Hunt’s Mill
Feb. 22 Skirmish, Glendale
April 17 Skirmish, Great Bear Creek
May 2 Skirmish, Gadsden
May 3 Action, Gaylesville
Aug. 24 Skirmish, Gunter’s Landing
March 25 Affair, Florence
April 23 Skirmish, Florence
May 28 Skirmish, Florence
Oct. 12 Affair, Fort Morgan
April 22 Action, Rock Cut
Sept. 5 Affair, Rawlingsville
Oct. 25 Skirmish, Round Mountain
Oct. 30 Skirmish, Raccoon Ford
May 1 Skirmish, E. Br. Black Warrior Rivee
April 17 Skirmish, Dickson
April 19 Skirmish, Dickson Station
April 23 Skirmish, Dickson Station
April 30 Skirmish, Day’s Gap
Sept. 1 Skirmish, Davis Gap
Oct. 20 Skirmish, Dickson Station
Nov. 14-17 Expedition, Decatur
April 14, 1863 Skirmish, Burnsville
April 16-17, 1863 Skirmishes, Barton Station
May 1, 1863 Skirmish, Blountsville
May 1, 1863 Action, Big Warrior River
May 2, 1863 Action, Black Warrior Creek
May 2, 1863 Skirmish, Centre
May 3, 1863 Skirmish, Cedar Bluffs
May 2-8, 1863 Expedition, Burnsville
May 2, 1863 Action, Blount’s Plantation
July 13-22, 1863 Expedition, Cross Island
July 13-22, 1863Expedition, Cow Creek
July 29, 1863 Skirmish, Bridgeport
Aug. 27, 1863 Skirmish, Bridgeport

Aug. 29, 1863 Skirmish, Caperton’s Ferry

Sept. 5, 1863 Reconnoissance, Broomtown Valley

Oct. 12, 1863 Skirmish, Buckhorn Tavern

Oct. 20, 1863 Expedition, Bridgeport

Oct. 20, 1863 Skirmish, Barton Station

Oct. 20, 1863 Skirmish, Cane Creek

Oct. 21, 1863 Skirmish, Cherokee Station

Oct. 24-25, 1863 Skirmishes, Barton Station

Oct. 26, 1863 Skirmish, Cane Creek

Oct. 27, 1863 Engagement, Bear Creek

Oct. 29, 1863 Engagement, Cherokee Station

Oct. 31, 1863 Skirmish, Barton Station

 

1864

 

Jan. 29 Skirmish, Tennessee River
April 12-16 Reconnoissanee, Triana
July 14 Action, Ten Island Ford
Aug. 15 Scout, Triana
Oct. 25 Reconnoissance, Turkeytown
Oct. 25 Skirmish, Turkeytown
Oct. 28 Action, Terrapin Creek

Jan. 23 Affair, Woodville
Feb. 2 Operations, Whitesburg
March 30 Scout, Woodville
April 7 Skirmish, Woodall’s Bridge
July 10-22 Raid, West Point & Montgomery R. R. (Rousseau’s)
July 11 Scout. Warrenton
July 31 Skirmish, Watkin’s Plantation
Oct. 3 Skirmish, Waterloo

April 11 Affair, Sulphur Springs Road
July 18-21 Scout, Sink Spring Valley
July 29 Scout, Summerville
Aug. 6 Skirmish, Summerville Road
Sept. 25 Action, Sulphur Branch Trestle
Oct. 31 Skirmish, Shoal Creek
Nov. 5-6 Skirmishes, Shoal Creek
Nov. 9 Skirmish, Shoal Creek
Nov. 11 Skirmish, Shoal Creek
Nov. 16-20 Skirmishes, Shoal Creek

Feb. 14 Affair, Larkinsville
March 2-3 Expedition, Larkin’s Landing
July Scouts, Lawrence County
Oct. 20 Skirmish, Little River
Oct. 21 Skirmish, Leesburg
Oct. 27 Skirmish, Little River
Oct. 28 Action, Ladiga
Dec. 30 Skirmish, Leighton

May 12 Skirmish, Jackson’s Ferry

Jan. 23-29 Operations, Northern Alabama
June 24-Aug. 20 Operations, Northern Alabama
July 18 Skirmish, Nontasulga
Nov. 17 Skirmish, New Market

March 7 Skirmish, Decatur
April 13 Skirmish, Decatur
April 17 Skirmish, Decatur
April 18 Skirmish, Decatur
April 24 Affair, Decatur
April 27 Skirmish, Decatur
April 30 Skirmish, Decatur
May 8 Skirmish, Decatur
June 1 Skirmish, Decatur
June 24-Aug. 30 Operations, Dist. North Ala.
July 10-22 Raid, Decatur
July 25-28 Expedition, Decatur
July 28 Skirmish, Danville Road
July 28 Affair, Decatur
Aug. 6 Affair, Decatur
Aug. 17-20 Expedition, Decatur
Oct. 21 Skirmish, Drove Road Crossing
Oct. 26-29 Siege, Decatur
Nov. 19 Skirmish, Duckett’s Plantation
Dec. 27-28 Skirmishes, Decatur

April 11 Affair, Kelly’s Plantation
Oct. 23 Skirmish, King’s Hill

March 7 Skirmish, Decatur
April 13 Skirmish, Decatur
April 17 Skirmish, Decatur
April 18 Skirmish, Decatur
April 24 Affair, Decatur
April 27 Skirmish, Decatur
April 30 Skirmish, Decatur
May 8 Skirmish, Decatur
June 1 Skirmish, Decatur
June 24-Aug. 30 Operations, Dist. North Ala.
July 10-22 Raid, Decatur
July 25-28 Expedition, Decatur
July 28 Skirmish, Danville Road
July 28 Affair, Decatur
Aug. 6 Affair, Decatur
Aug. 17-20 Expedition, Decatur
Oct. 21 Skirmish, Drove Road Crossing
Oct. 26-29 Siege, Decatur
Nov. 19 Skirmish, Duckett’s Plantation
Dec. 27-28 Skirmishes, Decatur

April 21 Affair, Harrison’s Gap
May 12 Skirmish, Hallowell’s Landing
Oct. 1 Skirmish, Huntsville
Oct. 18 Skirmish. Huntsville
Dec. 29 Skirmish, Hillsborough

March 2-3 Expedition, Guntersville
March 2-3 Expedition, Gourd Neck
March 2 Skirmish, Guntersville
July 11 Scout, Gunter’s Landing
July 14 Skirmish, Greenpoint
Oct. 23 Skirmish, Gadsden
Oct. 25 Skirmish, Gadsden Road
Oct. 25 Reconnoissance, Gaylesville
Oct. 28 Skirmish, Goshen

Feb. 16-March 27 Operations, Mobile
March 8 Affair, Moulton
March 21 Skirmish, Moulton
April 19 Operations, Marion County
May 17 Skirmish, Madison Station
May 28-29 Action, Moulton
July Scout, Morgan County
July 25-28 Expedition. Moulton
Aug. 2-23 Operations, Mobile Bay
Aug. 11 Skirmish, Moore’s Hill
Aug. 12-14 Operations, Madison County
Aug. 17-20 Expedition, Moulton
Sept. 9-11 Expedition, Mobile Bay
Oct. 9 Affair, Mobile Bay

Oct. 30 Skirmish, Mussel Shoals
Nov. 17 Skirmish, Maysville

Jan. 20 Reconnoissance, Fort Gaines
April 12 Skirmish, Florence
April 17 Affair, Flint River
May 7 Skirmish, Florence
May 18 Skirmish, Fletcher’s Ferry
July 25 Skirmish, Flint River
Aug. 2-23 Operations, Forts Gaines and Morgan
Aug. 3-8 Siege, Fort Gaines
Aug. 5 Evacuation of Fort Powell
Aug. 5 Engagement, Fort Morgan
Aug. 9-23 Siege, Fort Morgan
Aug. 10 Skirmish, Florence
Aug. 23 Surrender, Fort Morgan
Sept. 1 Skirmish, Florence
Sept. 9-11 Expedition, Fish River
Sept. 10 Skirmish, Florence
Sept. 12 Skirmish, Florence
Sept. 17 Skirmish, Florence
Oct. 6-7 Skirmishes, Florence
Oct. 30 Skirmish, Florence
Nov. 5-6 Skirmishes, Florence
Nov. 19 Skirmish, Florence

Feb. 16-March 27 Operations, Mobile
March 8 Affair, Moulton
March 21 Skirmish, Moulton
April 19 Operations, Marion County
May 17 Skirmish, Madison Station
May 28-29 Action, Moulton
July Scout, Morgan County
July 25-28 Expedition. Moulton
Aug. 2-23 Operations, Mobile Bay
Aug. 11 Skirmish, Moore’s Hill
Aug. 12-14 Operations, Madison County
Aug. 17-20 Expedition, Moulton
Sept. 9-11 Expedition, Mobile Bay
Oct. 9 Affair, Mobile Bay

Oct. 30 Skirmish, Mussel Shoals
Nov. 17 Skirmish, Maysville

Jan. 29 Skirmish, Cobb’s Mills
March 3 Affair, Courtland
March 14 Skirmish, Claysville
March 28 Scout, Caperton’s Ferry
March 29 Affair, Caperton’s Ferry
March 31-April 2 Scout, Caperton’s Ferry
April 2 Scout, Caperton’s Ferry
April 11 Scout, Caperton’s Ferry
May 15 Skirmish, Centre Star
May 26 Skirmish, Courtland Road
May 27 Action, Courtland
June 10 Skirmish, Crane Creek
June 24 Skirmish, Curtis Wells
July 11-13 Expedition, Centre
July 13 Skirmish, Coosa River
July 14 Action, Coosa River
July 18 Skirmish, Chehaw Station
July 18-21 Scout, Clear Creek Valley
July 25-28 Expedition, Courtland
July 25 Skirmish, Courtland
July 25 Skirmishes. Courtland
Aug. 9 Action, Courtland
Oct. 27 Skirmish, Cedar Bluff

Jan. 25, 1864

Skirmish, Bainbridge Ferry

Feb. 19, 1864

Operations, Brown’s Ferry

Jan. 26, 1864

Action, Athens

March 30, 1864 Scout, Athens

March 31-April 2, 1864

Scout, Bridgeport

April 12-16, 1864

Reconnoissance, Bridgeport

June 27, 1864

Skirmish, Big Cove Valley

July 18, 1864

Skirmish, Auburn

Aug. 18-19, 1864

Skirmishes, Antioch Church

Sept. 9-11, 1864

Expedition, Bonsecours River

Sept. 23,1864

Action, Athens

Oct. 1-2, 1864

Skirmishes, Athens

Oct. 20, 1864

Skirmish, Blue Pond

1865

1865

March 15 Skirmish, Stevenson’s Gap
March 18 Skirmish, Stevenson’s Gap
March 22-April 24 Raid, Selma (Wilson’s)
March 26 Skirmish, Spanish Fort
March 26-April 8 Siege. Spanish Fort
March 31 Action, Six-Mile Creek
1865.
April 2 Skirmish, Scottsville
April 2 Engagement, Selma
April 2 Skirmish, Summerville
April 6 Skirmish, Sipsey Creek
April 7 Scout, Stockton
May 8-22 Expedition, Spring Hill

Jan. 4 Skirmish, Thorn Bill
Feb. 20 Skirmish, Tuscumbia
April 1 Skirmish, Trion
April 3 Action, Tuscaloosa.
April 4 Occupation of Tuscaloosa
April 14 Skirmish, Tuskegee
April 22 Occupation of Talladega
April 17-30 Expedition, Union Springs

Feb. 3-4 Skirmishes, Ladd’s House
April 6 Skirmish, Lanier’s Mills
April 10 Skirmish, Lowndesborough

Jan. 28 Affair, Mobile Bay
March 17-April 12 Campaign, Mobile
March 26 Skirmish, Muddy Creek
March 30 Skirmish, Montevallo
March 31 Action, Montevallo
April 1 Skirmish, Maplesville
April 1 Action near Maplesville
April 5-7 Scout, Maysville
April 11 Skirmish; Mount Pleasant
April 11 Evacuation of Mobile
April 12 Skirmish, Montgomery
April 12 Occupation of Montgomery
April 12 Occupation of Mobile
April 20 Skirmish, Montpelier Springs
April 23 Action, Munford’s Station
May 15 Affair, Mobile

Jan. 31-April 24 Operations N. Ala. and E. Tenn.
April 3. Skirmish, Northport
April 5-7 Scouts, New Market

Feb. 17-18 Expedition, Fearn’s Ferry
March 1-6 Expedition, Florence
March 18-22 Expedition, Fowl River Narrows
April 2-9 Siege, Fort Blakely
April 7 Skirmish, Fike’s Ferry

Feb. 16 Skirmish, Gurley’s Tank
March 1-6 Expedition, Gravelly Springs
April 16 Skirmish, Girard

Feb. 3-4 Skirmishes, Hog Jaw Valley
April 5-7 Scout, Huntsville

Jan. 27 Skirmish, Elrod’s Tan Yard
March 7 Skirmish, Elyton
March 24 Affair, Evergreen
March 28 Skirmish, Elyton
April 1 Action, Ebenezer Church
April 13 Skirmish, 8-Mile Creek Bridge

Jan. 27 Skirmish, DeKalb County
March 3 Skirmish, Decatur
March 18-22 Expedition, Dauphin’s Island
March 23-24 Skirmishes, Dannelly’s Mills
March 25 Skirmish, Deer Park Road

March 22-April 24 Raid from Chickasaw
March 27 Occupation of Canoe Station
April 1 Skirmish, Centreville
April 2 Skirmish, Centreville
April 7 Skirmish, Cahawba River
April 9-17 Expedition, Claiborne
April 12 Skirmish, Columbus Road
April 14 Skirmish, Columbus Road
April 16 Skirmish, Crawford
May 4 Affair, Citronelle

March 10, 1865

Skirmish, Boyd’s Station

March 15, 1865

Skirmish, Boyd’s Station

March 18, 1865

Skirmish, Boyd’s Station

March 31, 1865

Occupation of Ashbyville

April 1, 1865

Skirmish near Blakely

April 9-11, 1865

Expedition, Blakely

April 10, 1865

Skirmish, Benton

April 17-30, 1865

Expedition, Blakely

1865

April 6 Skirmish. King’s Stor

 

1864

July 18.
1865. Skirmish, Opelika
April 16.
1862. Skirmish, Opelika
April 28 Skirmish, Paint Rock Bridge
July 24.
1863. Skirmish, Pond Springs
Aug. 20 Skirmish, Port Deposit
Nov. 20
1864. Action, Pond Springs
April 8 Skirmish, Paint Rock Bridge
May 27 Action, Pond Springs
June 28 Skirmish, Pond Springs
June 29
July 22 Skirmish, Pond Springs
Skirmish, Pollard
July 30 Skirmish, Paint Rock Station
Aug. 9
Nov. 19 Skirmish, Pond Springs
Skirmish, Paint Rock River
Dec. 7 Skirmish, Paint Rock Bridge
Dec. 29 Skirmish, Pond Springs
Dec. 31 Affair, Paint Rock Bridge

1865

Jan. 26 Skirmish, Paint Rock
March 26 Occupation of Pollard
April 1 Skirmish, Plantersville

 

1864

Dec. 31 Skirmish, Russellville

1865

April 1 Skirmish, Randolph

1864

July 8 Skirmish, Vienna
Aug. 15 Scout, Valhermosa Springs

1865

April 3-4 Scout, Vienna

1862

April 29 Action, West Bridge
May 29 Skirmish, Whitesburg
July 27-30 Expedition, Woodville
Aug. 4 Affair, Woodville
Aug. 5-7 Reconnoissance, Woodville
Aug. 19-20 Scout, Woodville

1865

Feb. 12 Skirmish, Waterloo
Feb. 18-19 Expedition, Whitesburg
March 22-April 24 Raid to Macon, Ga. (Wilson*s)
April 13 Skirmish, Wetumpka
April 13 Skirmish, Whistlers
May 4 Skirmish, Wetumpka

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