SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS
(Battle of New Madrid and Island #10)

Feb. 28,1862 Union forces advance from Commerce upon New Madrid, Mo.
Mar. 1,1862 Skirmish near Sikeston, Mo.
Mar. 2,1862 Skirmish near New Madrid, Mo.
Mar. 3-14, 1862 Siege and capture of New Madrid, Mo.
Mar. 7,1862 Engagement at Point Pleasant, Mo.
Mar. 15 - April 7, 1862 Siege and capture of Island No. 10
Mar. 17,1862 Action at Riddle's Point, Mo.
Mar. 18,1862 Engagement at Point Pleasant, Mo.
Mar. 23,1862 Expedition from Point Pleasant to Little River, Mo.
Mar. 30-31, 1862 Decent upon Union City, Tenn.
Mar. 31,1862 Brig. Gen William W. Mackall, C.S. Army, supercedes Maj. Gen. John P. McCown in command at Madrid Bend
April 8,1862 Garrison of Island No. 10 surrendered at Tiptonville, Tenn.

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