Maj. Gen. Ambrose Burnside, commander of the Department of the Ohio, undertook an expedition into East Tennessee to clear the roads and gaps to Virginia,
On August 16, 1863, Maj. Gen. William S. Rosecrans, commander of the Army of the Cumberland, launched a campaign to take Chattanooga. Col. John T.
At 4:00 am on the morning of August 21, 1864, Maj. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest made a daring raid on Union-held Memphis, Tennessee, but it
On 13 August 1861, Nathan W. Wilcox joined the Engineering Regiment of the West, out of Missouri. He lived in New London, Iowa. He recruited over 20 of his
The Army of Tennessee pattern battle flag adorns this rare belt plate worn by John Bell Hood. His French manufactured cavalry officer’s saber is an interesting choice for
On June 10, 1862, Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell commanding the Army of the Ohio, started a leisurely advance toward Chattanooga, which Union Brig. Gen.