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This Week in the American Civil War: August 3-9, 1864

Information courtesy of the Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force (www.mncivilwar150.com and “Minnesota Civil War 150” on Facebook)   Major Highlights for the Week Wednesday August 3, 1864 Federal land forces landed on Dauphin Island and prepared to take Fort … Continue reading

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This Week in the American Civil War: March 25-31,1863

Information courtesy of the Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force (www.mncivilwar150.com and “Minnesota Civil War 150” on Facebook)   Major Highlights for the Week Wednesday March 25, 1863 More fighting occurred on Black Bayou as the Federal expedition on Steele’s … Continue reading

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This Week in the American Civil War: March 18-24, 1863

Information courtesy of the Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force (www.mncivilwar150.com and “Minnesota Civil War 150” on Facebook)   Major Highlights for the Week Wednesday March 18, 1863 In Paris, the house of Erlanger opened a loan of three million … Continue reading

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This Week in the American Civil War: March 11-17, 1863

Information courtesy of the Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force (www.mncivilwar150.com and “Minnesota Civil War 150” on Facebook)   Major Highlights for the Week Wednesday March 11, 1863 Federal gunboats and troops moved through the tangle of bayous and overgrown … Continue reading

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This Week in the American Civil War – April 23-29, 1862

Major Highlights for the week Courtesy of the Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force Wednesday April 23, 1862 In addition to the skirmish that occurred at Bridgeport, Alabama, the Chesapeake and Albemarle Canal in North Carolina was successfully blocked, shutting … Continue reading

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