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Sherman’s March to the Sea

November 15, 1864 – December 21, 1864 Also known as the Savannah Campaign, Sherman’s March to the Sea, was a Union offensive in late … Read more

Siege of Corinth

April 29 to May 30, 1862 The Siege of Corinth, also known as the First Battle of Corinth or the Battle of Corinth I, … Read more

Siege of Port Hudson

May 22, 1863 – July 9, 1863 Also known as the Battle of Port Hudson, the Siege of Port Hudson was the longest siege … Read more

Siege of Vicksburg

May 25 – July 4, 1863 By late 1861, President Abraham Lincoln was pressuring Union commanders in the west to invade the South. On … Read more

Siege of Yorktown

April 5 – May 4, 1862 Lasting from April 5 to May 4, 1862, the Siege of Yorktown stalled Union Major General George B. … Read more

Surrender at Appomattox Court House

April 9, 1865 On April 9, 1865, Generals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met at the home of Wilmer McClean, located in … Read more

Surrender at Bennett Place

April 17 – 26, 1865 On April 26, 1865 Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston and Union General William T. Sherman negotiated the largest surrender … Read more

Tullahoma Campaign

June 24 – July 3, 1863 The Tullahoma Campaign, also known as the Middle Tennessee Campaign, was a series of military engagements fought in … Read more

U.S.-Mexican War

April 25, 1846 – February 2, 1848

Union Medicine

1861–1865 During the American Civil War, the Union had the equivalent of 1,556,678 three-year enlistments, compared with roughly 1,083,000 for the Confederacy. Over 620,000 … Read more