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Battle of Averasboro

March 16, 1865 On March 16, 1865, at the Battle of Averasboro, nearly 5,400 Confederate soldiers, commanded by William J. Hardee, temporarily delayed the … Read more

Battle of Bailey’s Creek

August 13-20, 1864

Battle of Bean’s Station

December 14, 1863 When Tennessee seceded from the Union on June 8, 1861, the majority of the population in the eastern part of the … Read more

Battle of Beaver Dam Creek

June 26, 1862 Also known as the Battle of Mechanicsville, and the Battle of Ellerson's Mill, the Battle of Beaver Dam Creek was the … Read more

Battle of Bentonville

March 19 – 21, 1865 The Battle of Bentonville, fought from March 19 through March 21, 1865, near Bentonville, North Carolina, was the final … Read more

Battle of Bethesda Church

May 29–30, 1864

Battle of Big Bethel

June 10, 1861 Considered by many historians to be the first major land engagement of the American Civil War, the Battle of Big Bethel … Read more

Battle of Big Sandy River

January 10, 1862