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  1. Nov 09, 2009 · The Petersburg Campaign (June 1864-March 1865), also known as the Siege of Petersburg, was a climactic series of battles in southern Virginia during the American Civil War (1861-65), in which ...

  2. Civil War (1860-1865) Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation was issued on January 1, 1863 Conflict over issues of how much control the federal government should have over the states, industrialization, trade, and especially slavery had increased tension between Northern and Southern states.

  3. Apr 01, 2021 · Reminiscences of Civil War service by James C. Birdsong (1843-1918) of Petersburg, Virginia, and Raleigh, North Carolina, relating his enlistment in Company B, 12th Virginia Infantry, and his service in Norfolk, Virginia, where he witnessed the battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac, and in the battles of Malvern Hill, Second Manassas ...

  4. Throughout the Civil War Grant's armies incurred approximately 154,000 casualties, while having inflicted 191,000 casualties on his opposing Confederate armies. In terms of success, Grant was the only general during the Civil War who received the surrender of three Confederate armies.

  5. There is much on camp life, socializing in Richmond and Petersburg and other recreational activities, and news of the broader war. Acquisition funded by Robert and Beverly O'Grady, 2008. MSN/CW 8013-1-B. WILLIAM HUTCHINSON DIARY. 1864. 1 vol. partly printed, 13 cm., 122 leaves, with 183 pages of manuscript in Hutchinson's hand.

  6. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › KronstadtKronstadt - Wikipedia

    Kronstadt (Russian: Кроншта́дт, romanized: Kronshtadt [krɐnˈʂtat]), also spelled Kronshtadt, Cronstadt or Kronštádt (from German: Krone for "crown" and Stadt for "city") is a Russian port city in Kronshtadtsky District of the federal city of Saint Petersburg, located on Kotlin Island, 30 kilometres (19 mi) west of Saint Petersburg, near the head of the Gulf of Finland.

  7. The Civil War, an epic nine-episode series by the award-winning documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and produced in conjunction with WETA, Washington, D.C., first aired in September of 1990 to an ...

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