Despite turning back Union ironclads, rebels couldn’t turn back U.S. Grant.
Against all odds, the Army of Tennessee tries to capture Tennessee’s capital.
Tennessee’s battlefields serve as a reminder that such conflicts must never be repeated.
Items from the Civil War are still being found at Fort Donelson.
Visitors pay their respects each year at the Murfreesboro battlefield.
This brutal battle would essentially end the Army of Tennessee’s ability to fight.
It is said that the South never smiled again after “Bloody April.”
The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson.
Tennessee is second only to Virginia when counting the number of Civil War battlefields
The monument commemorates the birthplace of the president of the Confederacy.
The result of this battle was a foregone conclusion: the end of the Army of Tennessee.
Visitors can learn much about the war during the trip to this antebellum mansion.