As the two Confederate armies pull out of Kentucky, John Hunt Morgan’s Confederate cavalry conduct another raid in the state.
Category: Irregular Operations
The Suspension of Habeas Corpus
After issuing an order freeing all slaves in Confederate states, Abraham Lincoln issues a second order curtailing freedoms for Confederate sympathizers in the northern states.
Treated as Maniacs or Wild Beasts
Federal forces effectively suppress the Sioux uprising of 1862 by driving much of the tribe out of Minnesota.
Worse Than That of a Savage
Jefferson Davis issues an executive order authorizing the execution of Federal officers caught using slaves for military purposes against the Confederacy.
The Dakota Sioux Uprising Intensifies
The Native American uprising in Minnesota reaches its bloody climax as Native warriors launch vicious attacks on Fort Ridgely and the town of New Ulm.
The Newburgh Raid
Adam R. Johnson leads 35 Confederate partisans out of Henderson, Kentucky, to raid the Federal arsenal across the Ohio River at Newburgh, Indiana.