Monthly Archives: June 2013

June 30 This day during the Spanish American War

June 30, 1898 – The Battle of Tayacoba was a disastrous American effort to land supplies and reinforcements to Cuban rebels fighting for their independence in the Spanish-American War. Repulsed at the port of Cienfuegos on 29 June 1898, the … Continue reading

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June 30 This day during the Spanish American War

June 30, 1898 – The First Battle of Manzanillo was a series of naval engagements during the Spanish American War on 30 June 1898 in and outside of the harbor of Manzanillo, Cuba. Three American gunboats were forced to retire … Continue reading

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June 30 This day during the Civil War

June 30, 1863 – The Skirmish of Sporting Hill was a relatively small skirmish during the Gettysburg Campaign of the American Civil War, taking place on June 30, 1863, at various locations in present day Camp Hill, East Pennsboro Township … Continue reading

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June 30 This day during the Civil War

June 30, 1863 – The Battle of Hanover took place on June 30, 1863, in Hanover in southwestern York County, Pennsylvania, as part of the Gettysburg Campaign of the American Civil War. Major general  J.E.B. Stuart’s Confederate cavalry, which was … Continue reading

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June 30 This day during the Civil War

June 30, 1863 – The Battle of Goodrich’s Landing Louisiana was fought on June 29 and June 30, 1863, between Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War. The Confederates attacked several Union regiments, who were composed mostly of … Continue reading

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June 30 This day during the Civil War

June 30, 1862 – The Battle of Glendale took place on June 30, 1862, in Henrico County, Virginia, on the sixth day of the Seven Days Battles (Peninsula Campaign) of the American Civil War. The Confederate divisions of Maj. Gens. … Continue reading

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June 30 This day during the Civil War

June 30, 1862 – The Battle of White Oak Swamp took place on June 30, 1862 in Henrico County, Virginia as part of the Seven Days Battles (Peninsula Campaign) of the American Civil War. As the Union Army of the … Continue reading

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