Federal army and navy forces initiate a siege of the Confederate stronghold of Vicksburg, and the Confederate army within the city soon finds itself trapped with no way of resupplying or reinforcing.
Tag: Jefferson Davis
Lee’s Daring Gamble
Robert E. Lee attends a strategy conference with President Jefferson Davis and his cabinet at Richmond, where Lee unveils a daring plan to invade the North once more.
All Will Be Ours
The first phase of Joseph Hooker’s campaign to destroy Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army of Northern Virginia is executed to perfection, with phase two involving a drive on the small hamlet of Chancellorsville.
For the Good of the Whole
Southerners endure greater hardships than ever before, especially west of the Mississippi River. This leads to growing unrest and discontent.
The Status Quo in Middle Tennessee
President Jefferson Davis tries to convince General Joseph E. Johnston to take personal command of the Confederate Army of Tennessee at Tullahoma.
The Army of Tennessee: Resentment Toward Bragg
President Jefferson Davis learns that the top commanders in the Confederate Army of Tennessee no longer have confidence in Braxton Bragg as their leader.