The Confederate high command reorganizes the Trans-Mississippi Department in the hopes that the recent disasters might somehow be reversed.
Tag: Theophilus H. Holmes
The Fall of Fort Hindman
A Federal army-navy operation launches an attack on an isolated fort on the Arkansas River.
A Race in Northwestern Arkansas
James G. Blunt’s Federals are isolated in northwestern Arkansas, and the race is on to see whether reinforcements or Confederates can reach him first.
The Cane Hill Engagement
Federals led by James G. Blunt attack John S. Marmaduke’s small Confederate cavalry force in a skirmish in northwestern Arkansas.
Moving Toward Battle in Northwestern Arkansas
A Federal division isolated in northwestern Arkansas becomes prey to Confederates poised to not only wipe the Federals out of the state but to reenter Missouri as well.
Federals Drive Into Arkansas
Federal forces push from Missouri into northwestern Arkansas, as Confederates in Arkansas are asked to provide support east of the Mississippi River.