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1862

February 16. Captured Fort Donelson. Promoted to the grade of major-general of volunteers.

April 6-7. Fought the battle of Shiloh.

October 3-5. Commanded engagements at Corinth.

December 20. His first failure against Vicksburg precipitated by the capture of his base at Holly Springs.

1863

January 30. Assumed command opposite Vicksburg.

February-April. Attempted various routes to invest Vicksburg.

April 30. Crossed to the Vicksburg side of the river.

May 1. Battle of Port Gibson.

May 7. Cut loose from his base of supplies at Grand Gulf.

May 12. Battle of Raymond.

May 14. Battle of Jackson.

May 16. Battle of Champion's Hill.

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