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THE CIVIL WAR AT 155 YEARS
(from CivilWarMonths.com):

1862:

Reorganizing the Department of the Mississippi
15 Jul - As Major General Henry W. Halleck prepared to go to Washington to become general-in-chief, he reorganized the armies within his Department of the Mississippi...


The Army of Virginia: Pope's Suppression
14 Jul - Major General John Pope issued a pretentious address to his new Federal Army of Virginia before embarking on a new campaign...


Nathan Bedford Forrest Raids Middle Tennessee
13 Jul - Colonel Nathan Bedford Forrest’s Confederate horsemen captured the key city of Murfreesboro as part of a raid to disrupt Federal communication and supply lines in Middle Tennessee...


Moving Toward Emancipation: The Border State Conference
12 Jul - President Abraham Lincoln held a conference with U.S. senators and representatives from the loyal slaveholding states to persuade them to accept a policy of compensating slaveholders for voluntarily freeing their slaves...


Halleck Becomes General-in-Chief
11 Jul - Less than 48 hours after leaving the Virginia Peninsula, President Abraham Lincoln named Major General Henry W. Halleck to become general-in-chief of all Federal armies...


Edmund Kirby Smith Eyes Kentucky
10 Jul - As Federal forces closed in on Chattanooga, Confederate Major General Edmund Kirby Smith revealed a daring plan to take the offensive...


Lincoln Visits the Virginia Peninsula
8 Jul - President Abraham Lincoln visited the Army of the Potomac on the Virginia Peninsula and contemplated a major military change...


McClellan Writes the Harrison's Bar Letter
7 Jul - As the Army of the Potomac settled into its defenses on the Virginia Peninsula, Major General George B. McClellan took the time to write a letter to President Abraham Lincoln on how the war should be waged...


John Hunt Morgan's Kentucky Raid
4 Jul - Confederate Colonel John Hunt Morgan led 867 cavalry partisans on a raid into Kentucky to harass the supply line for the Federal Army of the Ohio...


Standoff on the Peninsula
4 Jul - President Abraham Lincoln worked to funnel more reinforcements to Major General George B. McClellan on the Virginia Peninsula, and General Robert E. Lee decided that the Federal positions were too strong to attack...


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