The Federal Army of the Potomac enters the abandoned enemy works at Yorktown. Some hail this as a great victory while others note that the Confederate army had escaped intact.
April 16, 1865 – Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston received a message from Federal Major General William T. Sherman that had the potential to end
July 31, 1864 – Confederates from the Army of Tennessee confronted and nearly wiped out one of Major General William T. Sherman’s cavalry commands trying
July 19, 1864 – Major General William T. Sherman’s Federal armies launched their long-anticipated drive on Atlanta. As part of Sherman’s three armies made their
July 8, 1864 – Leading elements of Major General William T. Sherman’s Federal forces began crossing the Chattahoochee River and getting ever closer to the
June 1, 1864 – Federal cavalry seized Allatoona Pass in Major General William T. Sherman’s effort to move northeast around General Joseph E. Johnston’s right