Both Federals and Confederates claim victory after a terrible two-day battle, while the shock of such enormous human loss starts to sink in.
Reinforced Federals launch a counterattack in southwestern Tennessee, and one of the most horrific battles of the war comes to an end.
The Confederate Army of Mississippi advances into southwestern Tennessee to confront Ulysses S. Grant’s Federals, who remain largely unaware of the enemy’s approach.
Federal advance deep into western Tennessee this month as Confederates gather in northern Mississippi to counterattack.
February 14, 1864 – Major General William T. Sherman’s Federal Army of the Tennessee completed its destructive march through central Mississippi by arriving at the
February 11, 1864 – Federal cavalry finally began moving out of Tennessee to support Major General William T. Sherman’s Federals moving east through central Mississippi.