Timeline Project entries from 13 May, 2010 to 20 May, 2010

1863-05-17Big Black River Bridge

The Union troops led by John McClernand captured approximately 1,700 troops at Big Black. Fewer than half of the Confederates who had fought at Champion Hill made it into the defenses at Vicksburg.

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1862-05-151862-05-17Actions at Wolf Creek

Confederates troops under Gen Humphrey Marshall successfully defend the East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad from the two brigades of Gen Jacob Cox.

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