1862

61st Illinois soldier writes about action at Shiloh

1863

7th-11th

Wheeler’s Raid on Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad.

10th

Affair at Antioch Station. Engagement at Franklin, when Van Dorn’s forces attack General Granger. Confederate forces 200 strong attack a passenger train on the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad near LaVergne, killing a number of guards, destroying the train, and tearing up a section of track. [NYT]

1864

The new powder magazine at Nashville is nearly completed. It will be the largest and most advanced in the country, with many modern safety features.

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