The Confederate incursion into Kentucky continues, with Edmund Kirby Smith’s forces taking Lexington and the state capital of Frankfort.
Tag: Don Carlos Buell
Confederates Target Kentucky
Edmund Kirby Smith begins the Confederate incursion into Kentucky as the political turmoil in that state continues.
I Trust We May All Unite in Ohio
Braxton Bragg’s Confederates reach Chattanooga, Edmund Kirby Smith’s Confederates prepare to move into Kentucky, and the Federal high command expresses dissatisfaction with Don Carlos Buell’s lack of action.
Material Support and Effective Cooperation
Braxton Bragg’s Confederate army arrives at Chattanooga, while the Federal high command scrambles to learn Bragg’s intentions.
Confederates on the Move in the West
Braxton Bragg mobilizes his Confederate army to move from Tupelo to Chattanooga and ultimately join forces with Confederates in east Tennessee.
Morgan’s Kentucky Raid Ends
John Hunt Morgan’s Confederate horsemen attack a Federal garrison at a key railroad town before ending their Kentucky incursion.