THIS WEEK IN CONFEDERATE HISTORY

April Is Confederate History & Heritage Month

04/16/1862
Battle of Forts Jackson and St. Philip Louisiana Begins

04/17/1861
Virginia Passes Ordinance of Secession

04/17/1863
Battle of Vermillion Bayou Louisiana
Union Victory: Damn Yankees

04/18/1864
Battle of Poison Spring Arkansas
Confederate Victory

04/19/1862
Battle of South Mills North Carolina
Other Name: Camden
Inconclusive (Federals Withdrew)

04/20/1863
Battle of Washington North Carolina Ends
Inconclusive (Confederates Withdrew)

04/23/1864
Battle of Monett’s Ferry Louisiana
Other Name: Cane River Crossing
Union Victory: Damn Yankees

04/25/1862 - 05/01/1862
Battle of New Orleans Louisiana
Union Victory: Damn Yankees

04/25/1864
Battle of Marks' Mills Arkansas
Confederate Victory

04/26/1863
Battle of Fort Macon North Carolina Ends
Union Victory: Damn Yankees

04/26/1863
Battle of Cape Girardeau Missouri
Union Victory: Damn Yankees

04/26/1865
General Joseph E. Johnston Surrenders The Army of Tennessee
Damn Yankees

04/28/1862
Battle of Forts Jackson and St. Philip Louisiana Ends
Union Victory: Damn Yankees

04/29/1862
Siege of Corinth Mississippi Begins

04/29/1863
Battle of Grand Gulf Mississippi
Confederate Victory

04/29/1863 - 05/01/1863
Battle of Snyder's Bluff Mississippi
Other Name: Snyder’s Mill
Confederate Victory