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Albert Sydney Johnston against Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. Johnston killed, succeeded by Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard<br /> Apr. 7, Battle of Shiloh continues<br /> April 8, Reconnoissance on Corinth Road<br /> April 30-May 30, Corinth</p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">May 8, Glendale<br /> May 3, 9, 26, 28, Farmington <br /> May 11, Coldwater <br /> May 12-13, Commander of Union naval flotilla demands that the city of Natchez surrender. The mayor, saying that he has no authority to do so, refuses. <br /> May 16, Grand Gulf shelled<br /> May 17, Russell's House <br /> May 18, Lee's task force anchors below Vicksburg<br /> May 21, Phillip's Creek <br /> May 30, Boonville <br /> May 30, Evacuation of Corinth <br /> May 30, Tuscumbia <br /> May 30, Tuscumbia Creek </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">June 4, Blackland <br /> June 9, Baldwin <br /> June 4, Confederates evacuate Fort Pillow, on the Mississippi line above Menphis, Tennessee<br /> June 22, Union raid on Pass Christian on the coast<br /> June 27, Jefferson Davis replaces Beauregard with Gen. Braxton Bragg, Gen. Earl Van Dorn sent to Vicksburg<br /> June 28, With eight ships, Farragut heads up the Mississippi River from south of Vicksburg, bombarding the city and passing its batteries</p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">July 1, Boonville<br /> July 14, Confederates ram <em>Arkansas</em>, commanded by Lt. Isaac N. Brown, completed at the Yazoo City Confederate naval yard, sails out of Liverpool and down the Yazoo River<br /> July 15, Engagement between combined Union fleets, both Davis' and Farragut's, and the <em>Arkansas</em> ties up in front of Vicksburg<br /> July 15-16, Union fleet descends the river, attempting to, but failing to destroy <em>Arkansas</em><br /> July 24, Coldwater<br /> July 25, Federals evacuate Natchez<br /> July 27, Davis' fleet withdraws upriver, first Union failure to capture Vicksburg</p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">August 1-5 (c.), Confederates occupy and fortify Port Hudson. Confederacy controls 240 miles of the Mississippi between Port Hudson and Vicksburg<br /> August 2, Austin<br /> August 2, Coahoma County<br /> August 19, 26, Rienzi <br /> August 25, Bolivar <br /> August 27, Kossuth<br /> August 31, Marietta </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">September 3, Natchez is shelled by the <em>USS Essex</em> <br /> September 8, 11, Coldwater Creek September 9, 18, Rienzi <br /> September 10, Cochran's Crossroads <br /> September 10, Coldwater <br /> September 13, Confederate Gen. Sterling Price's army enters Iuka on march north to threaten Nashville, TN. Union troops evacuate town.<br /> September 13, 20, luka <br /> September 19, Bolivar <br /> September 20, Prentis <br /> September 23, Wolf Creek Bridge </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">October 2, Baldwin<br /> October 3, 4, Corinth <br /> October 5, Big Hatchie River, or Metamora <br /> October 5, Hatchie<br /> October 5, Tuscumbia Creek <br /> October 6, Ruckersville </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">November 5, Jumpertown <br /> November 8, 9, Hudsonville, or Cold Water <br /> November 12, Lamar <br /> November 12, 28, Holly Springs <br /> November 26, Summerville <br /> November 27, Union calvary raid from Friars Point in the Mississippi Delta<br /> November 28, 30, Lumkin's Mills <br /> November 29, Coldwater Station <br /> November 29, 30, Waterford <br /> November 30, Chulahoma </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">December 1-4, Oxford<br /> December 3, 8, Oakland <br /> December 4, Water Valley<br /> December 5, Coffeeville <br /> December 20, Holly Springs <br /> December 21, Davis's Mills <br /> December 24, Middleburg <br /> December 28, 29, Chickasaw Bayou </p> <img src="/mississippi/divider.gif" width="575" height="14" alt="" class="center" /> <br /> <div class="title">1863</div> <p class="c3">Feb 16-20, Yazoo Pass<br /> Feb. 19, Coldwater <br /> Feb. 21, Piairie Station <br /> Feb. 23, Deer Creek </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">March 13-April 5, Fort Pemberton <br /> March 14, Davis's Mills <br /> March 16-22, Expedition to Steele's Bayou <br /> March 21, Deer Creek </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">April 29-May 2, Hayne's Bluff <br /> April 21, 22, Palo Alto <br /> April 5, 10, Expedition to Black Bayou <br /> April 8-12, Deer Creek <br /> April 9, East Pascagoula <br /> April 10, Black Bayou <br /> April 11, Courtney's Plantation <br /> April 14, Glendale <br /> April 16, Barton Station <br /> April 17, Holly Springs <br /> April 18, Hernando <br /> April 19, Coldwater <br /> April 19, New Albany <br /> April 24. Birmingham <br /> April 28, Union Church <br /> April 29, Grand Gulf <br /> April 30, Snyder's Bluff </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">May 1, Port Gibson <br /> May 1, Tickfaw River <br /> May 2, Bayou Pierre <br /> May 3, Big Black River <br /> May 3, Forty Hills, or Hankinson's Ferry <br /> May 3, Hankinson's Ferry <br /> May 3, Jones' Crossroads <br /> May 4, Guntown <br /> May 5, Michel's Creek <br /> May 6, Tupelo <br /> May 12, Fourteen-Mile Creek <br /> May 12, Raymond <br /> May 13, Baldwin's Ferry <br /> May 13, Hall's Ferry <br /> May 13, Mississippi Springs <br /> May 14, Jackson <br /> May 14, Pigeon-Roost Creek <br /> May 15, Tuscahoma <br /> May 16, Baker's Creek <br /> May 16, Champion Hill <br /> May 16, Edward's Station <br /> May 17, Big Black River <br /> May 18-July 4, Vicksburg <br /> May 20, Second assault on Vicksburg <br /> May 24, Beaver-Dam Lake <br /> May 24-29, Mechanicsville <br /> May 25. Senatobia <br /> May 28, Hernando <br /> May 29, Mechanicksburg </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">June 4, Sartoria <br /> June 4, 7, Mechanicksburg <br /> June 11, Salem <br /> June 14, Richmond <br /> June 18, Bird Song Ferry <br /> June 18, Brownsville <br /> June 20, Hernando <br /> June 20, Rocky Crossing <br /> June 25-28, Fort Hill <br /> June 22, Hill's Plantation </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">July 1-2, Black River <br /> July 1-2, Messenger's Ferry <br /> July 4-5, Big Black River <br /> July 4-5, Bird Song Ferry <br /> July 4-5, Bolton <br /> July 6, Jones' Ford <br /> July 7, Convalescent Correll <br /> July 7, Ripley <br /> July 7-9, 14, luka <br /> July 8, Clinton <br /> July 10-17, Jackson <br /> July 11-18, Canton <br /> July 13-20, Brandon <br /> July 13, Yazoo City <br /> July 16, Bolton's Depot <br /> July 16, Clinton <br /> July 19, Brandon Station <br /> July 28, Coldwater <br /> July 28, St. Catherine's Creek <br /> July 29, Jackson </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">Aug. 12, Big Black River Bridge <br /> Aug. 13, Grenada <br /> Aug. 13, Jacinto <br /> Aug. 16, Corinth <br /> Aug. 18, Payne's Plantation <br /> Aug. 21, Coldwater <br /> Aug. 27, Vicksburg</p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">Sept. 11, Big Black River Bridge <br /> Sept. 15, Hendrick's <br /> Sept. 27, Yazoo City <br /> Sept. 28, Canton </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">Oct. 5, Messenger's Bridge <br /> Oct. 5, New Albany <br /> Oct. 7, Como <br /> Oct. 10, Ingraham's Plantation <br /> Oct. 12, Byhalia <br /> Oct. 12, Ingham's Mills <br /> Oct. 13, Big Black River <br /> Oct. 13, Wyatts <br /> Oct, 15, Canton <br /> Oct. 15-23, Brownsville <br /> Oct. 17, Clinton <br /> Oct. 17, Robinson's Mills <br /> Oct. 20, Barton Station <br /> Oct. 20, Treadwell's Plantation <br /> Oct. 26, Vincent's Crossroads, or Bay Springs<br /> Oct. 27, Bear Creek <br /> Oct. 31, Yazoo City </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">Nov. 9, Bayou Sara <br /> Nov. 11, Natchez <br /> Nov. 17, Bayou Saint Louis <br /> Nov. 22, Fayette </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">Dec. 1, Ripley <br /> Dec. 4, Moscow Station, or Wolf River Bridge <br /> Dec. 7-10, Natchez <br /> Dec. 17-24, Rodney <br /> Dec. 22, Fayette <br /> Dec. 26, Port Gibson </p> <img src="/mississippi/divider.gif" width="575" height="14" alt="" class="center" /> <br /> <div class="title">1864</div> <p class="c3">Jan. 16-18, Grand Gulf <br /> Jan. 20, Island No. 76 </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">Feb. 1-March 8, Expedition up Yazoo River <br /> Feb. 3, Liverpool Heights <br /> Feb. 3, Hayne's Bluff <br /> Feb. 3-March 5, Expedition from Vicksbure to Meridian <br /> Feb. 4, Big Black <br /> Feb. 4, Bolton's Depot <br /> Feb. 4, Champion Hill <br /> Feb. 4, Raymond <br /> Feb. 5, Baker's Creek <br /> Feb. 5, Wyatts <br /> Feb. 5, Clinton <br /> Feb. 5, Jackson <br /> Feb. 7, 8, Morton <br /> Feb. 7, Tunnel Mountain <br /> Feb. 9-19, Meridian <br /> Feb. 10, Hillsborough <br /> Feb. 10-25, Smith's raids from Tennessee to Mississippi <br /> Feb. 12, Chunky Station <br /> Feb. 12, Decatur <br /> Feb. 12, Wall Hill <br /> Feb. 13, Tunnel Hill <br /> Feb. 13, Vicksburg <br /> Feb. 16, Lauderdale Springs <br /> Feb. 17, Marion <br /> Feb. 20, Piairie Station <br /> Feb. 21, 22, Union <br /> Feb. 21, West Point <br /> Feb. 22, Ivy Hills <br /> Feb. 22, Okalona <br /> Feb. 22, Mount Ivy, or Ivy Hills <br /> Feb. 24-March 2, Canton <br /> Feb. 27, 28, Near Canton <br /> Feb. 27, Sharon <br /> Feb. 28, Near Yazoo City <br /> Feb. 28, Yazoo expedition</p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">March 4, Rodney <br /> March 5, Coleman's <br /> March 5, Yazoo City<br /> March 19, Black Bayou <br /> March 27, Livingston <br /> March 31, Roache's Plantation </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">April 21, Red Bone <br /> April 25, Natchez <br /> April  , Hayne's Bluff</p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">May 3, Bolivar <br /> May 4-13, Yazoo City expedition<br /> May 7, Benton <br /> May 12, Vanghan <br /> May 13, Yazoo City<br /> May 20, 27, Greenville <br /> May 21, Mount Pleasant <br /> May 24, Holly Springs</p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">June 6, Danville <br /> June 7, 11, Ripley <br /> June 10, Brice's Crossroads <br /> June 10, Corinth <br /> June 10, Guntown <br /> June 23, Colliersville <br /> June 25, Ashwood</p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">July 2, Saulsbury <br /> July 3-9, Expedition from Vicksburg to Jackson <br /> July 4, Vicksburg <br /> July 4, 5, Coleman's Plantation <br /> July 4, 7, Clinton <br /> July 7, Ripley <br /> July 5-8, Jackson <br /> July 5-18, Smith's expedition from Tennessee to Mississippi <br /> July 7, 15, Port Gibson <br /> July 9, King's Creek <br /> July 10, Cherry Creek <br /> July 10, New Albany <br /> July 10, Issequena County <br /> July 10, Plenitude <br /> July 11, Pontotoc <br /> July 13-15, 25, Tupelo <br /> July 16, 17, Grand Gulf <br /> July 16, 21, Ellistown <br /> July 24, Steamer Clara Bell <br /> July  , Bayou Mason </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">Aug. 1, Rodney <br /> Aug. 1, 8, 27, 28, Holly Springs <br /> Aug. 7-9, Tallahatchie River <br /> Aug. 10, Hatchie River <br /> Aug. 12, 19, 22, 23, Oxford <br /> Aug. 12, 23, 25, Abbeville<br /> Aug. 14, 16, 22, Hurricane Creek <br /> Aug. 16, 17, Waterford <br /> Aug. 17, Issequena County <br /> Aug. 21, 22, College Hill, or Oxford Hill and Hurricane Creek </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">Sept. 28, Brownsville <br /> Sept. 29, Moore's Bluff </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">Oct. 1, Port Gibson <br /> Oct. 3, Fayette <br /> Oct. 4, Cole Creek <br /> Oct. 6, Woodville <br /> Oct. 8, Salem <br /> Oct 10, East Point <br /> Oct. 23, Hurricane Creek </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">Nov. 11, Eastport <br /> Nov. 22, Rolling Fork <br /> Nov. 27, Big Black River Bridge </p> <img width="130" height="10" src="/images/div_130x10.gif" alt="" class="left" /> <br /> <p class="c3">Dec. 1, Twelve miles from Yazoo City <br /> Dec. 1, Yazoo City<br /> Dec. 18, Franklin Creek <br /> Dec. 25, Verona <br /> Dec. 28, Egypt Station <br /> Dec. 16-25, Good's Landing </p> <img src="/mississippi/divider.gif" width="575" height="14" alt="" class="center" /> <br /> <div class="title">1865</div> <p class="c3">January 2, Franklin</p> <p class="c3">March 15 Yazoo City</p> <p class="c3">April 9, Lee surrendered, Appomattox Court House, Virginia.</p> <p class="c3">May 4, Lt. Gen. Richard Taylor surrendered at Citronelle, Ala.</p> <p class="c3">May 10, Confederate Major General Samuel Jones surrendered at Tallahassee, Fla.</p> <p class="c3">May 26, Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith, commander of the Confederate Trans-Mississippi division, surrenders.</p> <img src="/mississippi/divider.gif" width="575" height="14" alt="" class="center" /> <br /> </td> </tr> </table> <br /> <ul class="links"> <li><a href="http://www.angelpig.org/"> <img width="155" height="120" src="/images/magnolia_home.gif" alt="Home" class="center" /></a></li> <li><a href="http://www.angelpig.org/sitemenu.html"> <img width="155" height="120" src="/images/sitemenu_link.gif" alt="Site Menu" class="center" /></a></li></ul> <div id="footer"> <p>| &copy; <a href="http://www.angelpig.org" title="angelpig.org">angelpig.org</a> | Hosted by <a href="http://www.networksolutions.com">Network Solutions</a> | <a href="http://validator.w3.org" title="This page validates as XHTML 1.0 Strict"><abbr title="eXtensible HyperText Markup Language">XHTML</abbr></a> | <a href="http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/" title="This page validates as CSS"><abbr title="Cascading Style Sheets">CSS</abbr> |</a></p> </div> </div> <div id="bottom"></div> </div> <!-- NO COPY--> <span class="c1"><script type="text/javascript"> //<![CDATA[ //Disable select-text script (IE4+, NS6+)- By Andy Scott //Exclusive permission granted to Dynamic Drive to feature script //Visit http://www.dynamicdrive.com for this script function disableselect(e){ return false } function reEnable(){ return true } //if IE4+ document.onselectstart=new Function ("return false") //if NS6 if (window.sidebar){ document.onmousedown=disableselect document.onclick=reEnable } //]]> </script><!--NO COPY--> <!--NO CLICK--> <script type="text/javascript"> //<![CDATA[ <!-- //Disable right mouse click Script //By Maximus (maximus@nsimail.com) //For full source code, visit http://www.dynamicdrive.com var message=""; /////////////////////////////////// function clickIE() {if (document.all) {alert(message);return false;}} function clickNS(e) {if (document.layers||(document.getElementById&&!document.all)) { if (e.which==2||e.which==3) {alert(message);return false;}}} if (document.layers) {document.captureEvents(Event.MOUSEDOWN);document.onmousedown=clickNS;} else{document.onmouseup=clickNS;document.oncontextmenu=clickIE;} document.oncontextmenu=new Function("return false") // --> //]]> </script><!--NO CLICK--></span> </body> </html>