A Federal detachment led by a future U.S. president moves to drive Confederates out of southeastern Kentucky.
January 9, 1865 – The U.S. House of Representatives opened debate on a constitutional amendment abolishing slavery that had been defeated last year. The abolition
February 6, 1864 – President Abraham Lincoln learned that a pamphlet was being circulated urging Republicans to replace him with another candidate in the upcoming
September 20, 1863 – The terrible battle in northwestern Georgia entered its second day and threatened to result in Federal disaster. As the day began,