President Jefferson Davis learns that the top commanders in the Confederate Army of Tennessee no longer have confidence in Braxton Bragg as their leader.
Tag: John C. Breckinridge
The Battle of Stones River: Day Two
Braxton Bragg’s Confederates renew their attacks on the William S. Rosecrans’s Federal army after Bragg discovers that Rosecrans had not retreated as hoped.
The Battle of Stones River
A major battle begins near Murfreesboro, Tennessee, when Braxton Bragg’s Confederate Army of Tennessee attacks the Federal army under William S. Rosecrans.
The Battle of Baton Rouge
Confederate forces try to retake the Louisiana capital with the help of a mighty but unreliable ironclad.
The Baton Rouge Campaign
Former U.S. vice president John C. Breckinridge leads a Confederate force in a campaign to regain the Louisiana capital of Baton Rouge.
The 2nd Session of the 37th U.S. Congress
The second session of the first Republican-dominated Congress opened with many intent on destroying slavery as a means to win the war.