Fort Pillow

    Battle Facts

    12 Apr 1864

    Outcome: Confederate victory: N.B. Forrest takes fort, massacres black soldiers.

    2,100 Troops

    Union

    Commander(s)Lionel F Booth William F Bradford
    • 221 Killed
    • 130 Wounded

    Confederacy

    Commander(s)Nathan Bedford Forrest James R Chalmers
    • 14 Killed
    • 86 Wounded