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Gettysburg
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MILITARY & POLITICAL

    1861
  • Battle of Carthage Missouri Battle Summary
  • Action at Brier Fork. Missouri
  • Action at Dry Fork. Missouri
  • Skirmish near Newport News. Virginia

    1862
  • Skirmish on the Hatchie River. Mississippi
  • Affair at Walden's Ridge. Tennessee
  • Operations against Union shipping on James River. Virginia

    1863
  • Skirmish at Bardstown, Franklin, Lebanon, Woodburn. Kentucky
  • Siege of Port Hudson (May 21-July 8). Louisiana Battle Summary
  • Skirmish at Smithsburg. Maryland
  • Skirmishes at Kenansville and Warsaw. North Carolina
  • Lewis Addison Armistead, Confederate General, dies in Pennsylvania from wounds received at Gettysburg. Pennsylvania
  • Skirmishes at Stevens' Furnace, near Mercersburg, near Green Oak, near Greencastle, near Fairfield, and at Cunningham's Cross-Roads. Pennsylvania
  • Skirmish at Yellow Creek. Tennessee
  • Tullahoma Campaign. Tennessee
  • Dix's Campaign on the Peninsula Virginia
  • Gettysburg Campaign (June 3-August 1). Virginia, Maryland, & Pennsylvania MORE

    1864
  • Operations along the Chattahoochee River (July 5-17). Georgia
  • Atlanta Campaign (May 1-September 6). Georgia
  • Affair at Keedysville. Maryland
  • Affair at Noland's Ferry. Maryland
  • Affair at Solomon's Gap. Maryland
  • Skirmish at Point of Rocks. Maryland
  • Siege of Petersburg and Richmond (June 9, 1864-April 2, 1865). Virginia
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