July 30, 1864 - The Burning Of Chambersburg, PA

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July 30, 1864 - The Confederate Burning of Chambersburg, PA, is ordered by Brig. Gen. John McCausland, CSA, Cavalry, after the town could not or would not raise the $500,000 (or $100,000 in gold) assessment for the destruction of property in the Shenandoah Valley by Maj. Gen. David Hunter, USA.
 
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