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September 10, 1861 The Battle of Carnifex Ferry took place in Nicholas County, Virginia (now West Virginia) on September 10, 1861. The Union victory … Read more
October 19, 1864 On March 12, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln appointed native Ohioan Ulysses S. Grant as General-in-Chief of the Armies of the United … Read more
August 9, 1862 On August 9, 1862, Major General Stonewall Jackson rallied his soldiers to defeat Major General Nathaniel Banks' troops at the Battle … Read more
September 29-30, 1864 Fought on September 29-30, 1864, during the Petersburg Campaign, the Battle of Chaffin’s Farm and New Market Heights was noteworthy for … Read more
April 30–May 6, 1863 Despite losing General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson to a mortal injury, the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia defeated the Army … Read more
September 1, 1862 Also known as the Battle of Ox Hill, the Battle of Chantilly was fought on September 1, 1862 in Fairfax County, … Read more