Timeline Project entries from 9 February, 2010 to 16 February, 2010


Confederate forces under Generals Albert Sidney Johnston and Beauregard launched a surprise attack against the Union Army of Gen Ulysses Grant. Confederates were forced to retreat from the bloodiest battle in US history up to that time.

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1864-04-031864-04-04Elkin's Ferry Okolona

Confederate cavalry attacked Union troops as they were trying to cross Little Missouri River. The Union forces were able to fend off both of these attacks and then cross the river.

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1865-03-271865-04-08Spanish Fort

After the Union victory in the Battle of Mobile Bay, Mobile nevertheless remained in Confederate hands. The fall of Spanish Fort and then Fort Blakely permitted Union troops to subsequently enter Mobile unopposed after the conclusion of the Civil War.

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