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

1863:

Hooker Pursues in Earnest
16 Jun - General Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army of Northern Virginia continued crossing the Potomac River, as Federal cavalry tried uncovering Lee’s plan...


The Second Battle of Winchester
15 Jun - The vanguard of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia attacked the supposedly impregnable Federal defenses at Winchester, precipitating a Federal disaster...


The Second Battle of Port Hudson
14 Jun - Major General Nathaniel P. Banks launched another doomed assault on the Confederate defenses at Port Hudson, Louisiana, but the Federal siege continued...


Vicksburg: Confederate Hardships Increase
13 Jun - The soldiers and civilians besieged in Vicksburg endured severe hardships as the Confederate high command argued over whether to hold or abandon the city...


Confederates Threaten Winchester
12 Jun - Part of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia drove toward Winchester on its way to the Potomac River and the North...

The Vallandigham Affair Continues
11 Jun - Exiled Copperhead Clement L. Vallandigham was nominated to run for governor of Ohio, and President Abraham Lincoln issued a response to those protesting his abuse of civil liberties...


Hooker's Pursuit Begins
10 Jun - Major General Joseph Hooker put the Federal Army of the Potomac in motion as General Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army of Northern Virginia approached the Shenandoah Valley...


The Battle of Brandy Station
9 Jun - Major General Jeb Stuart’s Confederate cavalry narrowly escaped defeat in the largest cavalry battle ever waged in North America...


Battle Looms in Northern Virginia
8 Jun - Major General Jeb Stuart staged another extravagant Confederate cavalry review while Federal horsemen closed in on him...


The Milliken's Bend Engagement
7 Jun - Confederates tried lifting the siege of Vicksburg by preparing to attack the Federal outpost at Milliken’s Bend, on the west bank of the Mississippi River...


Hooker Tries Learning Lee's Intentions
5 Jun - Major General Joseph Hooker struggled to learn General Robert E. Lee’s true intentions as the Confederates moved around the Federal right in northern Virginia...


The Chicago Times Suppression
3 Jun - Major General Ambrose E. Burnside responded to administration criticism of Clement Vallandigham’s arrest and conviction last month by closing the Chicago Times...



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