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Utah Expedition


Utah War

1857-1858 Also known as the Utah Expedition and Buchanan's Blunder, the Utah War was an armed confrontation between Mormon settlers in the Utah Territory … Read more

Vicksburg Campaign

December 26, 1862 – July 4, 1863 The Vicksburg Campaign was a series of operations and battles conducted by Union forces during the American … Read more

Washington Peace Conference

1861 Proposed by Virginia and chaired by former U.S. President John Tyler, the Washington Peace Conference was an unsuccessful eleventh-hour attempt to save the … Read more

Western Virginia Campaign

June–October, 1861 Also known as the Rich Mountain Campaign, or simply Operations in Western Virginia, the Western Virginia Campaign was a struggle between Union … Read more

Wilderness Campaign

May 5-June 24, 1864

Wilson-Kautz Raid

June 22 – July 1, 1864 Part of the Petersburg Campaign, the Wilson-Kautz Raid (June 22 – July 1, 1864) was a Union cavalry … Read more

Wilson’s Raid

March 22 – April 20, 1865 Between March 22 and April 20, 1865, Brevet Major General James H. Wilson led roughly 13,000 Union cavalrymen … Read more

Yazoo Pass Expedition

February 3–April 8, 1863 The Yazoo Pass Expedition was a failed Union attempt to advance on Vicksburg, Mississippi, in the spring of 1863. By … Read more