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Fighting in Unusual Places

This week sees fighting ranging from the Indian Territory across the globe to Japan.

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Vicksburg and a Confederate Offensive in the East

The siege of Vicksburg continued and the advanced elements of the Army of Northern Virginia moved into Pennsylvania, while in Georgia the Confederate ironclad Atlanta surrendered to Federal ships.

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Union Navy attacks Charleston

A Union navy fleet attempts to capture the defiant port of Charleston but is driven back by Confederate cannons.

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The War Continues with Fighting on the Water

Important engagements occur on the Mississippi River near New Orleans, off St. Thomas in the West Indies, in front of Vicksburg and on the Ogeechee River in Georgia.

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