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E. Kirby Smith
Civil War Encyclopedia >> People - Confederate Military
July 16, 1862 John Hunt Morgan wires Kirby Smith "Lexington and Frankfurt ... are garrisoned with Home Guard. The bridges between Cincinnati and Lexington have been destroyed. The whole country can be secured and 25,000 to 30,000 men with join you at once. Kentucky
  Confederate Invasion of Kentucky
  John Hunt Morgan
July 31, 1862 Braxton Bragg [CS] and Kirby Smith [CS] meet in Chattanooga to agree on strategy against the Army of the Ohio.
  Braxton Bragg
  Confederate Invasion of Kentucky
August 16, 1862 Carter Stevenson [CS] appears at the entrance to the Cumberland Gap in eastern Tennessee. Kentucky
Tennessee
  Confederate Invasion of Kentucky
August 30, 1862 Battle of Richmond

In an impressive victory, E. Kirby Smith [CS] defeats William "Bull" Nelson [US]
Kentucky
  Army of Tennessee
  Confederate Invasion of Kentucky
  William 'Bull' Nelson
September 2, 1862 Kirby Smith enters Lexington, Kentucky Kentucky
  Confederate Invasion of Kentucky
January 14, 1863 E. Kirby Smith given command of the Army of the Southwest.


E. Kirby Smith

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E. Kirby Smith was last changed on - November 12, 2006
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