David G. Farragut begins assembling a Federal naval squadron to take on Vicksburg, one of the last major Confederate strongholds on the Mississippi River.
Henry W. Halleck returns his “Grand Army” to three separate armies, with the main objective to be a campaign to seize the key railroad town of Chattanooga.
As Henry W. Halleck finally prepares to attack the vital railroad town of Corinth, Mississippi, the Confederates pull out to fight another day.
Henry W. Halleck’s Federal “Grand Army” inches his way toward Confederates under P.G.T. Beauregard at Corinth, forcing Beauregard to decide whether to fight or flee.
The Federal naval squadron of David G. Farragut tries following up its capture of New Orleans by pushing further up the Mississippi River. But they meet unexpected resistance.
Henry W. Halleck is finally ready to lead his Federal “Grand Army” against the vital railroad center of Corinth, Mississippi.