Federal Admiral David D. Porter concedes that yet another effort to reach Vicksburg using the vast network of waterways to the north has failed.
The End of the Yazoo Pass Expedition
The Federal flotilla comprising the Yazoo Pass expedition turns around and goes back to its starting point after proving unable to neutralize Fort Pemberton near Greenwood, Mississippi.
Running the Port Hudson Batteries
David G. Farragut tries running his Federal naval squadron past the Confederate batteries at Port Hudson in an effort to move up the Mississippi River to Vicksburg.
Vicksburg: Federals Clear Yazoo Pass
After nearly a month, the last Federal transport finally clears Yazoo Pass in an effort to get to the Confederate stronghold of Vicksburg, Mississippi.
The Peterhoff Affair
A U.S. warship seizes a British merchant vessel in neutral waters, which threatens to cause an international crisis.
Deluded People, Cave In!
Confederates begin trying to salvage the partially sunken U.S.S. Indianola, while the Federals try stopping them by sending a “gunboat” down the Mississippi River to confront them.