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Civil War Timeline



1861

February 9 Tennessee voters reject seccession 

June 8 Tennessee secedes from the Union 

September 29 Skirmish at Travisville, first military action in Tennessee 


1862


January 19 Battle of Fishing Creek February 6 Battle of Fort Henry 

February 12 - 16 Battle of Fort Donelson 

February 23 Confederate Evacuation of Nashville 

April 6-7 Battle of Shiloh 

April 8 Battle of Island Number 10 

June 6 Battle of Memphis 

October 5 Battle Davis Bridge 

December 31 Battle of Parker's Crossroads 

Dec. 31 - Jan. 3 Battle of Stones River 


1863


March 4 - 5 Battle of Thompson's Station 

June 23 - July 8 Tullahoma Campaign 

September 19 - 20 Battle of Chickamauga 

November 24 Battle of Lookout Mountain 

November 25 Battle of Missionary Ridge 

November 29 Battle of Fort Sanders 1864

April 12 Battle of Fort Pillow 

November 4 Battle of Johnsonville 

November 29 Battle of Spring Hill 

November 30 Battle of Franklin 

December 15 -16 Battle of Nashville 


 1865


April 26 Army of Tennessee surrendered near Greensboro, NC 

May 9 Forrest's Cavalry Corps surrenders 1866

July 24 Tennessee is readmitted to the Union





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