1861

The Memphis Argus announces, “Yesterday Tennessee was admitted into The Confederacy. By proclamation of the President the Confederate laws are extended.” Tennessee takes control of the Nashville end of the L&N Railroad, to the great dismay of Kentuckians, who are now concerned about losing the entire railroad and all its rolling stock to the Confederacy.

Railroads,” Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture.

1862

General Braxton Bragg moves the Army of Tennessee by rail from Tupelo, Mississippi, to Chattanooga.

1863

Skirmish at Boiling Fork near Winchester.

1864

Skirmish near LaGrange.

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