Union and Confederate soldiers referred to some battles by different names. This can be very confusing when reading about it in old family letters or diaries.
|UNION Name||CONFEDERATE Name||DATE(S) Fought|
|Bull Run, VA||Manassas||21 July 1861|
|Wilsons Creek, MO||Oak Hills||10 Aug 1861|
|Logan's Cross Roads, VA||Mill Springs||19 Jan 1862|
|Pea Ridge, AR||Elkhorn Tavern||6-8 Mar 1862|
|Pittsburg Landing, TN||Shiloh||6-7 Apr 1862|
|Bull Run, VA (2nd)||Manassas||29-30 Aug 1862|
|Antietam, MD||Sharpsburg||17 Sept 1862|
|Chapell Hills, KY||Perryville||8 Oct 1862|
|Stones River, TN||Murphreesboro||30 Dec 1862-2 Jan 1863|
|Elk Creek, Ind. Terr.||Honey Springs||17 July 1863|
|Sabine Cross Roads, LA||Mansfield||8 Apr 1864|
|Opequon Creek, VA||Winchester||19 Sept 1864|
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