Confederate officials hang two men as part of an effort to stop Unionists from sabotaging the Confederacy by burning bridges in eastern Tennessee.
Tennessee voters approve secession from the Union, but eastern Tennessee remains defiantly Unionist.
September 4, 1864 – A Federal private ended the life of one of the Confederacy’s most legendary raiders. Since escaping from Ohio State Penitentiary last
January 28, 1864 – The Federals looked to follow up their victory at Fair Gardens, while Major General Ulysses S. Grant looked to replace the
January 26, 1864 – Federals and Confederates clashed for two days, resulting in minor victories for both sides in this forbidding region of eastern Tennessee.
January 17, 1864 – Federals and Confederates moved toward Dandridge to gather much-needed foodstuffs for the hungry troops in the bitter eastern Tennessee winter. The