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November 19 This day during the American Civil War

November 19, 1861 – in the Atlantic Ocean – On November 19, the Confederate raider Nashville captured the clipper ship Harvey Birch in the Atlantic Ocean. The Nashville then burned the Harvey Birch after capturing all usable items from the … Continue reading

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November 18 This day during the American Civil War

November 18, 1861 – near Warrensburg, Missouri – On November 18, a Union wagon train was travelling near Warrensburg. A group of Confederates spotted the wagon train and attacked it. They quickly captured the train and stole whatever they could … Continue reading

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November 16 This day during the American Civil War

November 16, 1863 – The Battle of Campbell’s Station was a battle of the Knoxville Campaign of the American Civil War, occurring on November 16, 1863, at Campbell’s Station, (now Farragut), Knox County, Tennessee. In early November 1863, Lt. Gen. … Continue reading

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November 16 This day during the American Civil War

November 16, 1864 – in Lovejoy, Georgia – On November 16, as the majority of the Army of Tennessee was retreating to Macon, 2 Confederate brigades were left at Lovejoy Station as a rearguard. Brig. Gen. Judson Kilpatrick was leading … Continue reading

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November 16 This day during the American Civil War

November 16, 1864 – in Bear Creek Station, Georgia – On November 16, the retreating Confederates headed to Bear Creek Station. The Union cavalry force followed them and made another quick attack. They managed to capture 2 cannon and 50 … Continue reading

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November 13 This day during the American Civil War

November 13, 1864 – The Battle of Bull’s Gap was a battle of the American Civil War, occurring from November 11 to November 13, 1864, in Hamblen County and Greene County, Tennessee. In November 1864, Maj. Gen. John C. Breckinridge … Continue reading

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November 11 This day during the American Civil War

November 11, 1864 – in Rome, Georgia – On November 11, a Union force arrived at Rome. Once there, they proceeded to destroy several bridges, foundries, mills, shops, warehouses, and other military and civilian property that could be used by … Continue reading

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