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.
Federal forces attack Confederates in northern Mississippi but cannot prevent them from escaping to join with another force.
Federal forces win a minor victory in a struggle over foraging rights in northern Virginia.
April 15, 1865 – Northerners mourned the loss of Abraham Lincoln while rumors quickly spread that the assassination attempts had been plotted by a desperate
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
April 9, 1865 – General Robert E. Lee was compelled to ask Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant for a meeting to discuss surrendering the Confederate