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TIMELINES

Gettysburg
Robert E. Lee
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Fort Sumter
Virginia vs Monitor


MILITARY & POLITICAL

    1861
  • Skirmish at Morgantown. Kentucky
  • Affairs about Budd's Ferry (Oct. 22-Nov. 12). Maryland
  • Thomas W. Sherman's Expedition to Port Royal (Oct. 21-Nov. 7). South Carolina
  • Skirmish at Greenbrier. West Virginia

    1862
  • Grant's Campaign in Central Mississippi (Oct. 31, 1862-Jan. 10, 1863). Mississippi
  • Skirmish at Aldie. Virginia
  • Skirmish at Franklin. Virginia
  • Skirmish at Mountsville. Virginia
  • Skirmish at Snickersville. Virginia
  • Skirmish at Falls Kanawha. West Virginia

    1863
  • Louis (Ludwig) Blenker, Union General, dies in Rockland County, New York.
  • Skirmish at Barton Station. Alabama
  • Skirmish at Washington. Louisiana
  • Expedition from New Orleans to Texas (Oct. 27-Dec. 2). Louisiana
  • Skirmish at Yazoo City. Mississippi
  • Affair at Weaverville. Virginia

    1864
  • Skirmish at Shoal Creek. Alabama
  • Operations around Fayetteville (Oct. 25-Nov. 4). Arkansas
  • Siege of Fayetteville (Oct. 26.-Nov. 4). Arkansas
  • Skirmish at Black River. Louisiana
  • Skirmish at Big Blue. Missouri
  • Nevada becomes a State. Nevada
  • Skirmish at Deep Bottom. Virginia
  • 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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