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THE CIVIL WAR
(from CivilWarMonths.com):

1861:
The Battle of Bull Run
21 July - The first major battle of the war took place in northern Virginia...


1862:
The Army of Virginia: Pope's Suppression
14 July - John Pope issued a pretentious address to his new Federal Army of Virginia before embarking on a new campaign that helped change the character of the war...

Moving Toward Emancipation: The Border State Conference
12 July -  President 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...

The Seven Days Battles: Malvern Hill
1 July - The last of a week-long series of battles on the Virginia Peninsula took place at Malvern Hill...

The Seven Days Battles: Glendale
30 June - Robert E. Lee made another attempt to destroy the Federal Army of the Potomac on the Virginia Peninsula, this time attacking at Glendale, Frayser’s Farm, and White Oak Swamp...

The Seven Days Battles: Savage's Station
29 June -  Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army of Northern Virginia attacked Federals on the Virginia Peninsula once more, targeting the rearguard as George B. McClellan continued his withdrawal...

The Seven Days Battles: McClellan's Withdrawal
28 June - The struggle on the Virginia Peninsula continued with sporadic fighting as George B. McClellan continued withdrawing his Federal Army of the Potomac toward the James River...


1863
The Battle of Fort Wagner
18 July - Federals suffered a severe repulse in an attack on Charleston Harbor defenses led by the 54th Massachusetts Colored Infantry...

The Fall of Vicksburg
4 July - The Confederate stronghold of Vicksburg, Mississippi surrendered to Federals under Ulysses S. Grant...


1864:
The Second Battle of Kernstown
24 July - General Jubal Early’s Confederates defeated a Federal force under General George Crook and drove them out of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley...

The Battle of Fort Stevens
11 July - General Jubal Early’s makeshift Confederate Army of the Valley spread panic throughout Washington, DC by reaching the capital’s suburbs and attacking a portion of the city’s defenses...


1865:
Executing the Booth Conspirators
7 July - Federal officials hanged four of the eight defendants accused of conspiring with John Wilkes Booth to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln...





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