1862

U.S. Grant declares martial law in West Tennessee.

1863

Skirmish on Manchester Pike.

1864

Skirmishes on Calfkiller Creek and at Powell’s Bridge.

1865

A public referendum ratifies an amendment to the State Constitution abolishing slavery in Tennessee.

[Note that the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution will not be enacted until December 6, almost a year later.]

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