As the Armies of Tennessee and the Cumberland remain relatively stationary in Middle Tennessee, smaller forces clash in an engagement at nearby Spring Hill.
Tag: Middle Tennessee
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 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.
Stones River: Federals Make a Stand
Opposing armies outside Murfreesboro in Middle Tennessee contemplate renewing the brutal battle that took place on New Year’s Eve.
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.
Drive Them Out of Their Nests!
Braxton Bragg’s Confederate Army of Tennessee remains stationed at Murfreesboro, while the Federal high command pushes William S. Rosecrans to leave Nashville and force Bragg out of Middle Tennessee.