Joseph Wheeler timeline

  • Battle of Dover

    Description: Under orders, in late January 1863, Confederate Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler, commanding two brigades of cavalry, had taken position on... Read more

  • Wheeler's October 1863 Raid

    Wheeler's October 1863 Raid (October 1–9, 1863) was a large cavalry raid in southeastern Tennessee during the American Civil War. Maj. Gen. Joseph... Read more

  • Second Battle of Dalton

    The Second Battle of Dalton was fought August 14–15, 1864, between Union and Confederate forces in Whitfield County, northern Georgia. The Union... Read more

  • Battle of Griswoldville

    Description: Brig. Gen. Charles Walcutt was ordered to make a demonstration, with the six infantry regiments and one battery that comprised his... Read more

  • Battle of Buck Head Creek

    Description: As Sherman’s infantry marched southeast through Georgia, his cavalry, under Brig. Gen. Judson Kilpatrick moved northeastward, on... Read more

  • Battle of Waynesboro

    Description: As Sherman’s infantry marched southeast through Georgia, his cavalry under Brig. Gen. Judson Kilpatrick rode northeastward. He set out... Read more

  • Battle of Monroe's Crossroads

    Description: As Sherman’s army advanced into North Carolina, Kilpatrick’s Cavalry Division screened its left flank. On the evening of March 9, two... Read more