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TIMELINES

Gettysburg
Robert E. Lee
Abraham Lincoln
Fort Sumter
Virginia vs Monitor


MILITARY & POLITICAL

    1861
  • Captain John J. Morrison surrenders the Lewis Cass, a revenue cutter, to Alabama authorities at Mobile. Alabama

    1862
  • Confederate commissioners James Mason and John Slidell arrive in England.
  • USS Monitor is launched Brooklyn, New York. New York

    1863
  • Bombardment of Fort McAllister (January 27-February 28). Georgia
  • Skirmish at Dyersburg. Tennessee
  • Engagement at Deserted House. Virginia
  • Engagement at Kelly's Store. Virginia
  • Engagement near Suffolk. Virginia
  • Skirmish at Turner's Mills. Virginia

    1864
  • Skirmish at Chickamauga Creek. Georgia
  • Skirmish at Windsor. North Carolina
  • Union Expedition to Quallatown (January 21-February 7). North Carolina
  • Action at Medley. West Virginia
  • Evacuation of Petersburg. West Virginia

    1865
  • Skirmish at Chaplintown. Kentucky
  • Skirmish at Lake Verret. Louisiana
  • Skirmish at Richland Plantation. Louisiana
  • Skirmish in Lafayette County. Missouri
  • Skirmish at Lawtonville. South Carolina
  • Carolinas Campaign (Jan. 1-April 29, 1865). South Carolina & North Carolina MORE
  • Siege of Petersburg and Richmond (June 9, 1864-April 2, 1865). Virginia
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