Ulysses S. Grant’s Federals head west from Jackson and take on John C. Pemberton’s Confederates near the halfway point to Vicksburg.
The Federal flotilla comprising the Yazoo Pass expedition turns around and goes back to its starting point after proving unable to neutralize Fort Pemberton near Greenwood, Mississippi.
After nearly a month, the last Federal transport finally clears Yazoo Pass in an effort to get to the Confederate stronghold of Vicksburg, Mississippi.
A Federal army-navy expeditionary force struggles to get through Yazoo Pass in an effort to get at the Confederate stronghold of Vicksburg, Mississippi.
An order from the Confederate secretary of war prompts Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson to submit his resignation from the Confederate army.
A group of Confederate officers led by William W. Loring petition Richmond to force Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson to remove them from the miserable town of Romney.