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  1. Jim Klag

    April 2 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag April 2, 1814 - Henry L. Benning, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Columbia County, Georgia (d. 1875) April 2, 1826 - Philip Dale Roddey, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in...
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    March 24 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 24, 1821 - [George] Hector Tyndale, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1880) March 24, 1834 - John Wesley Powell, Union Civil War veteran...
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    March 23 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 23, 1818 - Don Carlos Buell, American Major General (Union Army), born in Lowell, Ohio (d. 1898) March 23, 1825 - Edward Lloyd Thomas, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) born in Clark County, GA. (d. 1898)...
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    March 22 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 22, 1813 - Gabriel René Paul, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1886) March 22, 1817 - Braxton Bragg, Gen (Confederate Army), born in Warrenton, NC. (d. 1876) March 22...
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    March 20 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 20, 1804 - Neal Dow, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Portland, Maine (d. 1897) March 20, 1812 - George Bibb Crittenden, Major General (Confederate Army), born in Russellville, KY. (d. 1880)...
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    March 19 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 19, 1817 - Lewis Henry Little, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Baltimore, MD. (d. 1862) March 19, 1819 - David Henry Williams, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Allegheny County...
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    March 16 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 16, 1802 - The 1st US Military Academy at West Point is established through Congressional act (opened July 4, 1802) March 16, 1802 - George Archibald McCall, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in...
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    March 15 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 15, 1811 - Robert Allen, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in West Point, Ohio (d. 1886) March 15, 1830 - Abraham Lincoln moves to Macon County, Illinois, about 10 miles south of Decatur. March...
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    March 14 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 14, 1794 - Eli Whitney patents the cotton gin machine revolutionizing the cotton industry in the southern US states. March 14, 1808 - Catharinus Putnam Buckingham, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in...
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    March 11 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 11, 1811 - Marsena Rudolph Patrick, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Hounsfield, New York (d. 1888) March 11, 1818 - John Wilkins Whitfield, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born...
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    March 10 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 10, 1809 - William David Porter, Commander (Union Navy), born in New Orleans, LA. (d. 1864) March 10, 1818 - George Wythe Randolph, Secy War (Confederacy), born in Charlottesville, VA. (d. 1867) March 10, 1824 -...
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    March 9 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 9, 1832 - Abraham Lincoln announces his candidacy for the Illinois House of Representatives. March 9, 1839 - Felix Huston Robertson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas...
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    March 5 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 5, 1825 - John Dunovant, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Chester, SC. (d. 1864) March 5, 1836 - Samuel Colt manufactures first pistol, 34-caliber "Texas" model. March 5, 1847 - In Jones v. Van...
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    March 4 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 4, 1798 - John Joseph Abercrombie, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1877) March 4, 1824 - In Harrisburg, the Pennsylvania Convention nominates Andy Jackson for President...
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    March 3 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 3, 1819 - Edwin Vose Sumner enters military service at the rank of Second Lieutenant. March 3, 1820 - Maine admitted to the U. S. as a free state, Missouri admitted to the U. S. as a slave state. March 3, 1836...
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    March 1 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 1, 1781 - Articles of Confederation approved by all 13 states. March 1, 1784 - Congress accepts the cession of western lands from the state of Virginia. March 1, 1811 - Robert Christie Buchanan, American Brevet...
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    February 29 In Civil War History

    On this date in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag February 29, 1864 - U. S. Congressional legislation revives the rank of lieutenant general February 29, 1864 - Hiram Bronson Granbury, CSA, is appointed Brig. Gen. February 29, 1864 - Skirmish on Redwood Creek, CA...
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    February 28 In Civil War History

    On this date in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag February 28, 1817 - James Craig, American lawyer, politician and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Washington County, Pennsylvania (d. 1888) February 28, 1818 - New York passes a bill requiring state banks to...
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    February 26 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag February 26, 1832 - John George Nicolay, German-American author (Abe Lincoln's secretary and biographer), born in Essingen, Rhenish Bavaria (d. 1901) February 26, 1861 - Camp Colorado, TX, is abandoned by the Union...
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    February 24 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag February 24, 1803 - US Supreme Court's first time ruling a law unconstitutional (Marbury v Madison). February 24, 1811 - Edward Dickinson Baker, American politician and Major General (Union Army), born in London...
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