TODAY IN CIVIL WAR HISTORY
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TIMELINES

Gettysburg
Robert E. Lee
Abraham Lincoln
Fort Sumter
Virginia vs Monitor


MILITARY & POLITICAL


    1862
  • Expedition against Navajo Indians (August 19-October 11). New Mexico
  • Battle of Shepherdstown or Boteler's Ford (September 19-20). West Virginia Battle Summary

    1863
  • James Deshler, Confederate General, is killed in action at the Battle of Chickamauga.
  • William Haines Lytle, Union General, is killed in action at the Battle of Chickamunga. Georgia
  • Battle of Chickamauga Georgia

    1864
  • Operations against Price (August 29-December 2). Missouri
  • Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign (August 7-November 28) Virginia
  • Siege of Petersburg and Richmond (June 9, 1864-April 2, 1865). Virginia
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