—Sherman’s troops push eastward from Jackson, skirmishing with Rebel forces from several directions, but still pushing on eastward at a rapid pace.
—In East Tennessee, the intensity of fighting around Knoxville has cooled down. The 51st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry leaves Knoxville, with new orders to join up with the reconstituted IX Corps in Virginia. Major William J. Bolton of this regiment notes in his journal about the treatment his men receive as they take a rest stop in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:
—Captain Charles Wright Wills of the Union Army, writes in his journal concerning a disturbing letter from home and reputation as a soldier:
---Federal troops land and occupy Jacksonville, Florida.