Forrest attacks Gen. Mitchell’s troops at Triune; Morgan departs Alexandria with 2,500 troops for a series of raids into Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana. Morgan’s raids represent the most northern penetration by uniformed Confederate troops at any time during the war.

> Read NY Evening Post account of Triune action

> Read the Springfield Republican account


The McKendree Methodist church, which has been used as a hospital (No. 21) since the Battle of Stones River, is opened for its first services under Union auspices. Many see this is a hopeful sign of a return to normal conditions.

> Read this extensive soldier’s  letter about Partisan activity in East Tennessee, summer 1864