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  1. Jimklag

    January 19 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag January 19, 1807 - Robert E. Lee is born, Westmoreland County, Virginia. January 19, 1816 - Henry Gray, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Laurens County, SC. (d. 1892) January 19, 1820 - John Haskell King...
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    Timeline of the Battle

    The battle is always depicted in phases, and it's easy to forget that the Battle did not unfold that way -- at least for me. As just one example, the 11th Connecticut made its initial attack on Burnside's Bridge before Richardson's division captured the Sunken Road, although it usually comes...
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    January 18 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag January 18, 1782 - American orator and politician Daniel Webster (1782-1852) was born in Salisbury, New Hampshire. January 18, 1809 - Richard Caswell Gatlin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Kinston, NC...
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    January 17 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag January 17, 1824 - A plan for the gradual emancipation of slaves, approved by the Ohio legislature, is sent to all the states. January 17, 1828 - Lewis Addison Grant, American teacher, lawyer, and Brevet Major General...
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    January 16 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag January 16, 1807 - Charles Henry Davis, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), born in Boston, MA. (d. 1877) January 16, 1815 - Henry Wager "Old Brains" Halleck, American expert in military studies and Major General (Union Army)...
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    January 13 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag January 13, 1807 - Napoleon Bonaparte Buford, American Major General (Union Army), born in Woodford County, Kentucky (d. 1883) January 13, 1808 - Salmon P. Chase born, Keene, New Hampshire. January 13, 1812 - Humphrey...
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    January 12 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag January 12, 1792 - Robert Patterson, Irish-American Major General (Union Army), born in Cappagh, County Tyrone, Ireland (d. 1881) January 12, 1812 - 1st cargo arrives in New Orleans by steamship, from Natchez...
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    January 11 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag January 11, 1807 - Alfred Eugene "Mudwall" Jackson, Brigadier General is born in Davidson County, Tennessee. (Confederate Army) January 11, 1812 - The Giles Bill is signed into law. It increases the sized of the Army...
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    January 10 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag January 10, 1811 - Louisiana slaves rebel in 2 parishes. January 10, 1815 - Alexander Brydie Dyer, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1874) January 10, 1815 - Thomas Williams...
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    January 9 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag January 9, 1803 - Christopher Gustavus Memminger, Secretary of the Treasury (Confederacy), born in Vaihingen, Electorate of Württemberg, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1888) January 9, 1816 - John Palmer Usher, Secretary of the...
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    January 8 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag January 8, 1811 - January 10, 1811 - Slaves revolt in Louisiana, led by Charles Deslondes. January 8, 1814 - Thomas Green, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Buckingham County, VA. (d. 1864) January 8...
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    January 7 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag January 7, 1799 - Daniel Tyler, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Brooklyn, Connecticut (d. 1882) January 7, 1800 - Millard Fillmore born, near Summerhill, New York. January 7, 1808 - Jacob Ammen...
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    January 5 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag January 5, 1794 - Southern agriculturist, writer and nationalistic leader Edmund Ruffin born, Prince George County, Virginia. January 5, 1804 - The Ohio legislature passes 1st laws restricting free blacks movement...
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    January 4 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag January 4, 1789 - Abolitionist Benjamin Lundy born, Hardwick, New Jersey. January4, 1821 - John James Peck, American Major General (Union Army), born in Manlius, New York (d. 1878) January4, 1822 - Joseph Jones...
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    January 1 In Civil War History

    HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYBODY! On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag January 1, 1808 - Importation of slaves into the United States becomes illegal. January 1, 1819 - George Foster Shepley, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Saco, Maine (d. 1878)...
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    December 30 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag December 30, 1818 James Cantey, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Camden, SC. (d. 1874) December 30, 1819 - John White Geary, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania...
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    December 28 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag December 28, 1801 - James Barnes, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1869) December 28, 1822 - William Booth Taliaferro, Brigadier-General (Confederate Army), born in...
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    December 25 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag December 25, 1821 - Clara Barton, American nurse and founder of the American Red Cross, born in North Oxford, Massachusetts (d. 1912) December 25, 1823 - Preston Smith, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in...
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    December 24 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag December 24, 1814 - Treaty of Ghent signed, ending the War of 1812. December 24, 1861 - Raleigh Edward Colston, CSA, is appointed Brig. Gen. December 24, 1861 - Skirmish at Wadesburg, MO. December 24, 1861 - Federal...
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    December 22 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag December 22, 1803 - Joseph King Fenno Mansfield, American Major General (Union Army), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1862) December 22, 1826 - James Scott Negley, American politician and Major General (Union Army)...
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