Robert E. Lee
Virginia vs Monitor
- North Carolina State troops seize the United States Arsenal at Fayetteville. North Carolina
- Siege of Fort Macon (March 23-April 26). North Carolina
- Cumberland Gap Campaign. Tennessee
- Skirmish near Luray, Virginia
- Siege of Yorktown (April 5 - May 4, 1862). Virginia
- Action at Rock Cut. Alabama
- Action at Tuscumbia. Alabama
- Skirmishes at Boeuf Bayou & Washington. Louisiana
- Skirmish at Fredericktown. Missouri
- Skirmish at Fisher's Hill. Virginia
- Siege of Suffolk (April 11-May 4). Virginia
- Skirmish at Point Pleasant. West Virginia
- Skirmish at Cloutierville.
- Red River Campaign (March 10-May 22). Louisiana
- Skirmish on the Duck River.
- Joseph Gilbert Totten, Union General, dies in Washington, DC. Washington, DC
- Union forces Occupy Talladega. Alabama
- Wilson's Raid (March 22-April 24). Alabama & Georgia
- Skirmish near Buzzard Roost. Georgia
- Skirmishes at Linn Creek & near Big Gravois.
- Skirmish at Howard's Gap.
- Stoneman's Raid (March 21-April 25). Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina