Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: The Initial Days of the War: Tennessee and Kentucky

Chapter 2: Fort Donelson and Nashville

Chapter 3: Bloody Shiloh

Chapter 4: Murfreesboro

Chapter 5: Failed Raid

Chapter 6: Into Kentucky and Back

Chapter 7: West Tennessee

Chapter 8: Middle Tennessee

Chapter 9: A Bluff Beats a Streight

Chapter 10: Screening Bragg's Left

Chapter 11: Driven From Middle Tennessee

Chapter 12: Reflections at the Halfway Point

Appendix: Tours of the Battlefields

Bibliography

Index

List of Maps

Map 1: Locations of Significant Forces, Late 1861

Map 2: Current Map of Canton

Map 3: Major Patrols, November 1861 - January 1862

Map 4: The Sacramento Battlefield

Map 5: Fort Donelson Area

Map 6: Possible Positions during the Skirmish on 12 February

Map 7: Forrest during the Battle

Map 8: The Situation before Shiloh

Map 9: The Shiloh Battlefield

Map 10: Fallen Timbers

Map 11: Situation in Late June 1862

Map 12: Union Positions in Murfreesboro, on an 1862 Map

Map 13: Murfreesboro after 8 a.m.

Map 14: Locations on a Map of Modern Murfreesboro

Map 15: Path of the Raid

Map 16: The Situation in Mid-August

Map 17: Attack on the Wagon Train

Map 18: The Stockade Fight

Map 19: Surprised and Routed at Little Pond

Map 20: The Course of the Raid

Map 21: Turning Buell's Position

Map 22: The Kentucky Campaign

Map 23: Demonstration against Nashville, Daylight until 10 a.m.

Map 24: Situation, December 1862

Map 25: Double Islands

Map 26: Lexington Vicinity

Map 27: The Battle for Lexington

Map 28: Cutting the Rails around Jackson

Map 29: Salem Cemetery

Map 30: The Battle of Trenton

Map 31: West Tennessee

Map 32: Parker's Cross Roads, First Phase

Map 33: Parker's Cross Roads, Second Phase

Map 34: Parker's Cross Roads, Last Phase

Map 35: Palmyra

Map 36: Attack on Dover

Map 37: Middle Tennessee Area of Operations

Map 38: Thompson's Station

Map 39: Brentwood First Phase

Map 40: Brentwood Stockade

Map 41: Fight West of Brentwood

Map 42: Union Sketch of Franklin Engagement

Map 43: Situation and Locations for Streight's Raid

Map 44: Day's Gap Positions

Map 45: Hog Mountain Battlefield

Map 46: Blount Plantation

Map 47: Streight's Last Night

Map 48: Streight's Surrender

Map 49: Guarding Bragg's Left Flank

Map 50: Skirmish at Franklin June 4, 1863

Map 51: The Tullahoma Campaign

Map 52: Late August, 1863

Map 53: Forrest's Situation, September 9 and 10

Map 54: Chickamauga Creek Crossings

Map 55: September 18, 1863

Map 56: Forrest Commands the Right

Map 57: Pursuing Union Cavalry

Map 58: Overview of the Western Theater

Map 59: Forrest's Route to West Tennessee

Map 60: The Union Trap

Map 61: Forrest's Escape Plan

Map 62: The Escape

Map 63: The Situation and Plan, February 1864

Map 64: Forrest's Positions and Smith's Plan

Map 65: Ellis Bridge

Map 66: The Battle of Okolona

Map 67: Forrest's Planned Movements

Map 68: Paducah

Map 69: Forrest's Situation

Map 70: Fort Pillow Positions

Map 71: Just before the Assault

Map 72: Situation before Brice's Crossroads

Map 73: Pre-Battle Movements

Map 74: Situation, Noon on June 10

Map 75: Reinforcements Arrive

Map 76: The Decisive Attack

Map 77: Smith Approaches

Map 78: Night of July 12

Map 79: The Attack at Harrisburg

Map 80: Smith's Plan

Map 81: Union Troops Advance against Chalmers

Map 82: Forrest's Memphis Attack Plan

Map 83: Athens before the Attack

Map 84: Sulphur Creek Trestle

Map 85: Engagements around Pulaski on September 27

Map 86: The Railroad Raid

Map 87: Nashville Supply Lines

Map 88: Paris Landing and Fort Heiman

Map 89: Johnsonville

Map 90: The Road to Columbia

Map 91: Fouché Springs Engagement

Map 92: Crossing the Duck, November 28-29

Map 93: Spring Hill, Late Afternoon

Map 94: The Nashville Area

Map 95: Dispositions December 5-6

Map 96: Milroy's Advance

Map 97: Battle of the Cedars

Map 98: Retreating towards Pulaski

Map 99: Richland Creek

Map 100: Route South of Pulaski

Map 101: Anthony's Hill

Map 102: Sugar Creek

Map 103: Situation, Mid-March 1865

Map 104: Early Maneuvers

Map 105: Delaying Wilson South of Montevallo

Map 106: Ebenezer Church

Map 107: Selma, 1865

Map 108: Troop Dispositions

Map 109: Area West of Selma