John Hunt Morgan leads 867 Confederate partisans on a raid into Kentucky to harass the supply line for the Federal Army of the Ohio.
Federals and Confederates on the Virginia Peninsula regroup as Robert E. Lee probes the Federal defenses and George B. McClellan makes yet another plea for more men.
Abraham Lincoln issues a call for more volunteers while sidestepping the defeats on the Virginia Peninsula that prompted the call.
The last of a week-long series of battles on the Virginia Peninsula takes place at Malvern Hill, near the James River.
Robert E. Lee makes another attempt to destroy the Federal Army of the Potomac on the Virginia Peninsula, this time attacking at Glendale, Frayser’s Farm, and White Oak Swamp.
Robert E. Lee’s Confederates attack the Federal army once more, this time hoping to chase down the withdrawing enemy and destroying them before they reach the safety of the James River.