1861

Jefferson Davis is inaugurated President of the Southern Confederacy.

> Read Davis’s Inauguration speech.

Harper's Weekly -- INAUGURATION OF PRESIDENT JEFFERSON DAVIS OF THE SOUTHERN CONFEDERACY, AT MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA, FEBRUARY 18, 1861.

1863

17-20

Expedition from Murfreesboro to Liberty.

18

Skirmish at Moscow.

A report from Nashville says the “Cumberland River is cleared of the rebels between Clarksville and Nashville. The river is much swollen, and is rising. The cotton lands are overflown.” [New York Times]

1864

Skirmishes at Mifflin, Maryville, and Sevierville.

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