Letters by Date
Activity of Hardaway’s Unit
Activity of the Civil War
Moved to Franklin 1/8 – 1/10, and duty there till 3/15
Red River Campaign
3/15 – 3/22
-Advance from Franklin to Alexandria 3/15 – 3/26.
-Sabing Cross Roads 4/8.
-Pleasant Hill 4/9.
-Cane River Crossing 4/23.
-Construction of dam at Alexandria 4/30 – 5/10.
General William T. Sherman’s Atlanta Campaign
Sherman occupies Atlanta 9/1
Shenandoah Valley Campaign
8/7 – 11/28:
-Battle of Winchester 9/19
-Fisher’s Hill 9/22
General William T. Sherman’s March to the Sea
-Battle of Cedar Creek 10/19
-Duty near Middletown till 11/9
Abraham Lincoln is re-elected
Duty near Newtown till 1/1
General Sherman continues his domination of the south, capturing Savannah, GA
The confederacy begins to fall as blockades cause food and supply shortages in the south
Duty near Stephenson’s Depot till 4/5
Jefferson Davis sends delegates for a peace conference with the Union
Lincoln refuses to recognize the South’s independence
General Lee attacks General Grant at Petersburg and loses, causing the fall of Richmond, VA
Moved to Washington, D.C., 4/5, and duty there till 5/23
General Lee’s surrender as Appomattox Courthouse
President Lincoln is assassinated