September 26, 1864 – Major General Sterling Price’s Confederates advanced on Fort Davidson as part of their final attempt to wrest Missouri from Federal control.
January 22, 1864 – The Lincoln administration tried addressing the troubling state of Missouri with a reorganization designed to help both militarily and politically. After
March 3, 1862 – Major General Henry W. Halleck received authorization to remove Major General Ulysses S. Grant from command after Halleck alleged that Grant
February 24, 1862 – Federal forces invaded Tennessee and seized the first Confederate state capital of the war. The Federal capture of Fort Donelson opened
December 18, 1861 – Federals under Brigadier General John Pope overwhelmed a force of Missouri State Guards and demoralized secessionists in the western part of
November 9, 1861 – The U.S. War Department issued General Orders No. 97, authorizing a major military reorganization. The orders were intended to divide the