Confederates retreating from Corinth hold firm against an unsupported Federal assault and escape to fight another day.
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The Battle of Iuka: Aftermath
Federal forces retake Iuka, Mississippi, following the recent battle there, and two Confederate armies join forces in an effort to retake the vital railroad city of Corinth.
The Battle of Iuka
Federal forces attack Confederates in northern Mississippi but cannot prevent them from escaping to join with another force.
The Dranesville Engagement
Federal forces win a minor victory in a struggle over foraging rights in northern Virginia.
The Nation Reacts to Lincoln’s Death
April 15, 1865 – Northerners mourned the loss of Abraham Lincoln while rumors quickly spread that the assassination attempts had been plotted by a desperate
Lee Surrenders to Grant
April 9, 1865 – Federal Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant received the surrender of Confederate General-in-Chief Robert E. Lee and the last of his Army