On this day in the Civil War, Confederate troops commanded by General Thomas Hindman attack Union forces under Generals James Blunt and Francis Herron. Confederate casualties are over 1,300 with Federal losses approximately the same.


General Thomas Hindman 

(Photo Credit: Library of Congress)

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