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

1862:

The Fall of Fort Donelson
16 February - Federals scored their greatest victory of the war up to this time, generating a new northern military hero...


Fort Donelson: The Confederate Breakout
15 February - The Confederates tried breaking out of the Federal grip around Fort Donelson before deciding on whether to surrender...


Fort Donelson: Federal Attacks Fail
13 February - Federal forces attacked Fort Donelson, but they found the defenses much stronger than those of Fort Henry...


The Battle of Elizabeth City
10 February - Federals confronted the Confederate “mosquito” fleet north of Albemarle Sound on the North Carolina coast, threatening nearby Elizabeth City in the process...


The Ordeal of Charles P. Stone
9 February - Federal troops led by General George Sykes arrested Brigadier General Charles P. Stone in the early morning hours after new “evidence” surfaced confirming Stone’s disloyalty to the Union...


The Fall of Roanoke Island
8 February - The Federal army-navy effort to seize North Carolina’s Outer Banks continued, with the potential reward being a strengthening of the naval blockade and the opening of an invasion route into southern Virginia...


The Fort Donelson Campaign
7 February - Brigadier General Ulysses S. Grant began planning to follow the victory at Fort Henry by capturing a much stronger Confederate fort...


The Fall of Fort Henry
6 February - Federals captured a key point on the Tennessee River that opened a path to invade Tennessee...


Mrs. Lincoln's White House Ball
5 February - First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln held a grand ball for 500 guests at the White House, despite the continuing war...


"Stonewall" Jackson Resumes Command
4 February - Virginia Governor John Letcher dispatched Congressman Alexander Boteler to Winchester to persuade Major General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson to withdraw his resignation from the Confederate army...


McClellan Unveils the Urbanna Plan
3 February - Federal General-in-Chief George B. McClellan submitted a 22-page report arguing in favor of his plan to move the Army of the Potomac down the Virginia coast by water...





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