Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s Confederates attack the unsuspecting Federal right flank, but Jackson is seriously wounded in the aftermath.
Abraham Lincoln heads a group that travels out to Virginia to review Joseph Hooker’s revamped Army of the Potomac.
President Andrew Johnson continued efforts to quickly restore the Union by approving the installment of Virginia’s new pro-U.S. government.
April 16, 1865 – Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston received a message from Federal Major General William T. Sherman that had the potential to end
March 20, 1865 – The fight that began yesterday in North Carolina ended as Major General William T. Sherman scrambled to unite his Federal army
March 5, 1865 – Major General William T. Sherman’s Federal armies began crossing the Pee Dee River after leaving a swath of destruction through South