Category: Iuka (Campaign Series)

  • Iuka – Part 2

    IUKA – VICTORY AS FAILURE (Part 2) Battle Rages As soon as the opposing batteries were brought on line they began exchanging fire. Amidst the barrage both sides had senior officers arrive. Rosecrans immediately called up reinforcements from BG Jeremiah Sullivan’s brigade to secure his flanks. The 10th Iowa and the 12th Wisconsin Battery (2 […]

  • Iuka – Part 1

    IUKA – VICTORY AS FAILURE (Part 1) Introduction It is traditional to judge the outcome of battles by standards that may ignore the original intent of the commanders involved. While territorial gain, dominance on the field, or inflicting greater casualties are noteworthy accomplishments in themselves they do not always satisfy a claim to success. These […]