Timeline Project entries from 22 October, 2010 to 29 October, 2010


Forrest had destroyed railroad track, blockhouses, and some homes and generally disrupted Union operations in the area, but he did not accomplish much else. The raid on Murfreesboro was a minor irritation, and Forrest was absent at the Battle of Nashville.

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1864-10-25Battle of Trading Post

Though unable to prevent the crossing or inflict serious damage on Confederate forces, Pleasonton's troopers did manage to capture 100 prisoners and two cannon, forcing Price to continue his retreat.

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1864-10-221864-10-23Big Blue River

This brought to a close the last major Confederate military operation west of the Mississippi River, and ended the last major Southern threat to any Northern state.

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