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THE CIVIL WAR
(from CivilWarMonths.com):

1862:
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...

The Seven Days Battles: Gaines's Mill
27 June - The third in a series of battles on the Virginia Peninsula occurred at Gaines’s Mill...

The Seven Days Battles: Beaver Dam Creek
26 June - Robert E. Lee launched his planned assault on the Federal Army of the Potomac to drive the Federals off the Virginia Peninsula and away from Richmond...

The Seven Days Battles: Oak Grove
25 June - George B. McClellan’s Federal Army of the Potomac tried inching closer to Richmond as Robert E. Lee planned to drive the Federals off the Virginia Peninsula...

The Mumford Hanging
7 June - Federal authorities hanged William B. Mumford for tearing down a U.S. flag in New Orleans. This was another example of Major General Benjamin F. Butler’s despotic military rule over the city...

The Fall of Memphis
6 June - The key Confederate city of Memphis fell after a lopsided Federal victory...


1863:
The Chicago Times Suppression
1 June - General Ambrose Burnside responded to administration criticism of Clement Vallandigham’s arrest and conviction last month by closing the Chicago Times...


1864:
The Battle of the Weldon Railroad
22 June - Confederates ambushed Federals raiding a vital Confederate railroad outside Petersburg, Virginia and took some 1,700 prisoners...

Cold Harbor Aftermath: Burying the Dead
5 June - Ulysses S. Grant refused to concede defeat at Cold Harbor, allowing his dead to fester and wounded to languish for several days before requesting a truce...

The Battle of Cold Harbor
3 June - The Federal Army of the Potomac suffered one of its most horrifying defeats at a crossroads just east of Richmond...




AMERICAN HISTORY
(from WalterCoffey.WordPress.com):

What Really Caused the Crash of '29
Central banking's mismanagement of the economy sparked the largest economic collapse in U.S. history...

The Controversial Case of Sacco and Vanzetti
The execution of Italian immigrants Sacco and Vanzetti in 1927 sparked protests around the world. After over 80 years, this notorious case still generates controversy...

Buck v. Bell: Sterilized by the State
The Supreme Court established a dangerous precedent by ruling that the government could involuntarily sterilize people "for the protection and health of the state."

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Articles pertaining to American history from the founders' perspective of less government and more liberty

The Year-by-Year History of American Liberty
A comprehensive digest of events in American history (1770-2013) presented from the founders' perspective...

The Year-by-Year History of the Civil War
A comprehensive digest of events related to the Civil War (1860-1865) from the founders' perspective...

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