On the last day of 1862, Confederates under General Braxton Bragg launched a surprise attack on Maj. Gen. William Rosecrans’s Army of the Cumberland. More »
A sizable minority of Southerner, particularly in Tennessee, Missouri, and Kentucky, did not support the Confederacy. More »
A two day cavalry fight match Phil Sheridan’s Union forces agains Wade Hampton’s Confederates. More »
For three weeks Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan’s Confederate cavalry raided across Indiana and Ohio, destroying railroads, bridges and private property. More »
Louisville’s Galt House Hotel was an unlikely place for a deadly encounter between two guests, particularly when they were fellow Union generals. More »
Following the Battles of Chickamauga and Chattanooga, Union Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside squared off against Confederate Lt. Gen. James Longstreet. More »
When John Bell Hood took over command of the Confederate forces around Atlanta, it was only a matter of time before he attacked. More »
In the summer of 1862, Confederate forces mounted an ambitious invasion of Kentucky aimed at freeing the Bluegrass State of Union “occupiers.” More »
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Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
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