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Spring Warmth Brings Early Skirmishes on Many Fronts

A week of daily military operations.

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Three Important Events in the Confederacy

The Louisiana State Constitution frees slaves, Sabine Crossroads is contested, and a bloodbath at Fort Pillow.

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Phil Sheridan

In spring 1864, Ulysses S. Grant picks Phil Sheridan to lead Union cavalry against Robert E. Lee.

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Nathan Bedford Forrest

Nathan Bedford Forrest builds his legacy of one of the war’s best generals.

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