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THE CIVIL WAR AT 155 YEARS
(from CivilWarMonths.com):

1862:

Confederates Leave Tennessee
20 Oct - The two Confederate armies left Kentucky, with one returning to eastern Tennessee and the other looking to threaten Middle Tennessee...


Federals and Confederates Maneuver in Mississippi
16 Oct - Confederates reorganized their command structure in Mississippi, Major General Ulysses S. Grant was given new Federal responsibilities, and a secret mission to capture Vicksburg was concocted...


Morgan's Second Kentucky Raid
15 Oct - As the two Confederate armies pulled out of Kentucky, Colonel John Hunt Morgan’s Confederate cavalry conducted another raid in the state...


The Army of the Potomac Remains Stationary
13 Oct - The Federal high command continued prodding Major General George B. McClellan to move his Army of the Potomac into Virginia, but McClellan continued resisting...


The Kentucky Campaign Ends
11 Oct - Confederate forces ended their unsuccessful Kentucky campaign, and Federal Major General Don Carlos Buell came under harsh scrutiny for not pursuing the withdrawing enemy aggressively enough...


The Battle of Perryville
8 Oct - The largest battle of the war in Kentucky ended in stalemate despite Major General Don Carlos Buell’s Federals vastly outnumbering General Braxton Bragg’s Confederates...


Battle Looms in Kentucky
7 Oct - Major General Don Carlos Buell’s Federal Army of the Ohio moved toward Perryville after Buell had deceived Confederate General Braxton Bragg into thinking they were headed for Frankfort...


Federals Capture Galveston
5 Oct - Federal army-navy forces occupied Galveston, the most important port on the Texas coast...


The Battle of Corinth
3 Oct - Confederates under Major Generals Earl Van Dorn and Sterling Price lost the element of surprise and with it the chance to reclaim a key city in northern Mississippi...


The Army of Northern Virginia Regroups
2 Oct - General Robert E. Lee reorganized his battered Confederate army, in which many men lacked the necessary food, clothing, or shelter...



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