GDG- southernmost engagement
agatematt at gmail.com
Sun Jan 29 10:38:47 CST 2012
> Esteemed GDG Member Leo McGuire Contributes:
> Out of curiosity, do you know the southernmost? Chickamauga maybe?
>> I don't know, George, but Chickamauga sounds reasonable.
>> Al Mackey
> All of Sherman's March took place further south than Chickamauga.
> Off the top of my head, I think Olustee may have been the furthest south.
> Leo McGuire
> In terms of an action or skirmish level fight it would most likely be
> Palmito Ranch, Texas on May 12-13, 1865. Even though it carries the title
> the Battle of .. in terms of forces involved it hardly rated that title by
> Civil War standards at least IMHO.
In terms of a major military operation, the 1865 Siege of Mobile by
the Union XIII & XVI corps under Canby in April 1865 would seem to be the
southernmost battle at that level of conflict.
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