On Dec. 17, 1862, as the Civil War entered its second winter, Gen. Ulysses S. Grant issued the most notorious anti-Jewish official order in American history: “The Jews, as a class violating every regulation of trade established by the Treasury Department and also department orders, are hereby expelled from the department within twenty-four hours from the receipt of this order.
April 6-7, 1862 - Union and Confederate troops clash at the Battle of Shiloh. Pushing deep into Tennessee, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant encamped near Pittsburg Landing to await the arrival of Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell's Army of the O... Read Post
December 26, 1862 - Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman (right) begins the Battle of Chickasaw Bayou. In the fall of 1862, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant commenced operations to capture the key city of Vicksburg, MS. Situated high on the blu... Read Post
September 19, 1862 - Maj. Gen. William S. Rosecrans (right) wins the Battle of Iuka. In September 1862, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant directed Maj. Gens. Edward O.C. Ord and William S. Rosecrans to conduct an attack on Maj. Gen. Sterl... Read Post