President Jefferson Davis plans to leave Richmond and inspect the Confederate military situation in Tennessee and Mississippi.
Tag: Western Theater
A Nominal and Useless Job
Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston finds himself at odds with President Jefferson Davis over strategy, and the Confederate secretary of war resigns.
A Day for a Demonstration
Abraham Lincoln’s repeated requests for Federal forces to launch an invasion of eastern Tennessee continue to go unheeded, causing great frustration.
The Federal Stalemate in the Western Theater
Abraham Lincoln tries to coordinate action in the Western Theater, but his generals are reluctant to comply.