What Happened in 1864

  • Second Battle of Fort McAllister

    Description: As Sherman’ s troops approached Savannah they sorely required supplies. Sherman determined that if he could take Fort McAllister,... Read more

  • Battle of Altamaha Bridge

    The Battle of Altahama Bridge, also known as the Battle for the Doctortown Railroad Trestle, was an American Civil War engagement fought December... Read more

  • Battle Of Nashville

    On the afternoon of December 16, 1864, Union troops led by General George H. Thomas devastated Confederate forces at Nashville, Tennessee. The... Read more

  • Battle of Marion

    Description: Riding through the Cumberland Gap, Stoneman’s expedition advanced on the important lead mines and salt ponds around Marion and... Read more

  • Second Battle of Saltville

    Description: Union cavalry and infantry raiders led by Brig. Gen. Stephen Burbridge attempted to destroy the saltworks near Saltville. He was... Read more

  • Battle of Anthony's Hill

    The Battle of Anthony’s Hill (also known as the Battle of King's Hill or the Battle of Devil's Gap) was an engagement that occurred December 25,... Read more