Federal General William “Bull” Nelson is shot to death by fellow General Jefferson C. Davis after longstanding animosities boil over in a Louisville hotel.
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The Blackwater Creek Engagement
Federals under John Pope overwhelm a force of Missouri State Guards and demoralize secessionists in the western part of the state.
The Battle of Bentonville
March 19, 1865 – General Joseph E. Johnston’s makeshift Confederate army moved to crush the left wing of Major General William T. Sherman’s Federal army
Sherman’s March: The Fall of Milledgeville
November 23, 1864 – Major General William T. Sherman entered the capital of Georgia and saw that his Federals had already begun laying waste to
The Battle of Utoy Creek
August 6, 1864 – Federal cavalrymen straggled back to their lines after a failed raid, and Major General William T. Sherman tried moving around the
Georgia: From Adairsville to the Etowah
May 17, 1864 – General Joseph E. Johnston’s Confederate Army of Tennessee established positions around Adairsville after retreating southward from Resaca. Following the engagement at