The Confederate high command reorganizes the Trans-Mississippi Department in the hopes that the recent disasters might somehow be reversed.
Tag: Edmund Kirby Smith
Seeking Supremacy in Middle Tennessee
Braxton Bragg reorganizes his Confederate army in Middle Tennessee, and William S. Rosecrans plans to oppose him.
Confederates Return to Tennessee
The two Confederate armies leave Kentucky, with one returning to eastern Tennessee and the other looking to threaten Middle Tennessee.
Give the Enemy Battle Immediately
Don Carlos Buell’s Federal Army of the Ohio moves toward Perryville after Buell deceives Braxton Bragg’s Confederates into thinking they are heading for Frankfort.
Louisville is Now Safe
Don Carlos Buell’s Federal army secures Louisville, Kentucky, from Confederate capture, but the Lincoln administration receives several reports critical of Buell’s leadership.
A Cruel and Relentless Foe
Braxton Bragg’s Confederate army enters Kentucky as thousands of men volunteers to stop the Confederates from crossing the Ohio River and invading the North.