Timeline Project entries from 29 June, 2011 to 6 July, 2011

1862-06-30Riddell's Shop

Confederate attacks on the McClellan's rear as they retreated towards the safety of Harrison's Landing on the James. Gen Longstreet's committed brigades piecemeal and failed to deliver the hammer blow that he became known for later in the war.

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1863-06-291863-06-30Lake Providence

Confederate troops attack captured plantations defended by black federal troops. The attacks destroyed property, captured supplies and weapons, but overall did little damage to the Union war effort.

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