Timeline Project entries from 6 September, 2010 to 13 September, 2010

1863-09-071863-09-08Battery Gregg

During the night of Confederate forces evacuated Fort Wagner and Battery Gregg pressured by advancing Federal siegeworks.

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Union Gen Foster attacked at noon and in the four-hour battle, shelled the town and initiated a flanking movement, compelling the Confederates to withdraw. The first step in moves to force Gen Jones from East Tennessee.

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1863-09-10Little Rock

Brig. Gen. Davidson's cavalry ran into Confederate troops at Bayou Fourche. Aided by Union artillery fire from north of the river, he forced them out of their position and sent them fleeing to Little Rock, which fell to Union troops that evening.

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