February 6, 1862 – Federals captured a key point on the Tennessee River that opened a path to invade Tennessee. On the 5th, Brigadier General
February 1, 1862 – The Federal invasion of Tennessee began with a joint army-navy operation against Fort Henry on the Tennessee River. Flag Officer Andrew
January 29, 1862 – Major General Henry W. Halleck received intelligence that convinced him to allow Brigadier General Ulysses S. Grant and Flag Officer Andrew
January 26, 1862 – President Jefferson Davis finally succeeded in transferring one of his biggest critics, General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, from Virginia to the
January 19, 1862 – Federals and Confederates clashed to determine who would control the vital Cumberland Gap on the Confederacy’s fragile defensive line across Kentucky.
November 30, 1861 – Confederate officials hanged two men as part of an effort to stop Unionists from sabotaging the Confederacy by burning bridges in