Civil War Battles

Knoxville Campaign
Also known as Longstreet's Knoxville Campaign, the Knoxville Campaign was a Confederate attempt in November and December 1863 to prevent Union forces commanded by Major General Ambrose Burnside from relieving other Federal troops who were also under siege at Chattanooga. Continue Reading »
Kolb's Farm, Battle of
In late November 1863, Union forces commanded by Major General Ulysses S. Grant successfully lifted Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston's siege of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Union victories at Lookout Mountain (November 24) and Missionary Ridge (November 25) forced Johnston to withdraw thirty miles south to near Dalton, Georgia. Continue Reading »
Lewisburg, Battle of
The Battle of Lewisburg took place in Greenbrier County, Virginia (now West Virginia) on May 23, 1862. Continue Reading »
Lookout Mountain, Battle of
The Battle of Lookout Mountain, also known as the Battle Above the Clouds, was a military engagement between Union forces commanded by Major General Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate forces commanded by General Braxton Bragg on November 24, 1863 during the Chattanooga Campaign. Continue Reading »
Lovejoy's Station, Battle of
The Battle of Lovejoy's Station was a military engagement between Union forces commanded by Brigadier General Judson Kilpatrick and Confederate forces commanded by Major General Patrick Cleburne on August 20, 1864 during the Atlanta Campaign. Continue Reading »
Lynchburg Campaign
The Lynchburg Campaign was the first of three campaigns that comprise the Shenandoah Valley Campaigns of 1864. Continue Reading »
Lynchburg, Battle of
Fought from June 17 through June 18, 1864, the Battle of Lynchburg was the third and final engagement of the Lynchburg Campaign. Continue Reading »
Malvern Hill, Battle of
The Battle of Malvern Hill, also known as the Battles of Poindexter's Farm, was fought on July 1, 1862, in Henrico County, Virginia. It was the sixth and final engagement of the Seven Days Battles and the Peninsula Campaign. Continue Reading »
Mansfield, Battle of
The Battle of Mansfield was the deciding engagement of the Red River Campaign, and it was the last major victory by a Confederate army during the American Civil War. Continue Reading »
Maryland Campaign
The Maryland Campaign was an ill-fated Confederate attempt to take the American Civil War to Northern soil in 1862. The failure of the invasion provided the impetus for President Abraham Lincoln to issue his Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. Continue Reading »

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