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Battle of Richmond - Wikipedia


The Battle of Richmond, Kentucky, fought August 29–30, 1862, was a stunning Confederate victory by Major General Edmund Kirby Smith against Union major ...

The Battle of Richmond Summary & Facts | Civilwar ... - Civil War Trust


Mahlon D. Manson, who commanded Union forces in the area, ordered a brigade to ... A Brief History of the Battle of Richmond (battleofrichmond.org) · General ...

Battle Of Richmond | HistoryNet


Battle Of Richmond Facts Location: Richmond, Kentucky Dates: August 29-30, 1862. Generals: Union: William "Bull" Nelson | Confederate: Edmund Kirby Smith

Richmond during the Civil War - Encyclopedia Virginia


Jun 12, 2009 ... Richmond, Virginia, was the capital of the Confederate States of America .... Indeed, Union generals Benjamin F. Butler and Ulysses S. Grant ...

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The Union Army under General Nathaniel Lyon, attack Confederate troops and ... May 31-June 1, 1862- The Battle of Seven Pines near Richmond, Virginia.

Grant's Greatest Battles . U.S. Grant: Warrior . WGBH American ...


Despite this terrible defeat, Grant kept trying to crush Lee and take Richmond. Next, the Union commander set his sights on Petersburg, a city to the south of ...

Battle of the Wilderness - American Civil War - HISTORY.com


The Battle of the Wilderness marked the first stage of a major Union offensive ... of Richmond, ordered by the newly named Union General-in-Chief Ulysses S.

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May 24, 2016 ... RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – The leader of a Richmond firefighters union is calling for fire chief Robert A. Creecy and Deputy Fire Chief Elmond ...

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At 4:30 A.M. on the 12th, Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard gave the ... To take Richmond, the Confederate capital, the Union army would first have to ...

Timeline of the Civil War, July 1861-July 1864 - North Carolina ...


On July 2, the Confederates withdrew to Richmond, ending the Peninsular Campaign. A New Commander of the Union Army: On July 11, Major-General Henry ...

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The Fall of Richmond, Virginia - Civil War Trust


General view of the burned district of Richmond (Library of Congress). On May 20 [1861], the ... Since the Union capital--Washington D.C.--and the Confederate ...

Fall of Richmond - Civil War Academy - American Civil War


Two weeks later Union troops began to break through the Confederate defenses. General Lee sent a message to President Jefferson Davis in Richmond, that he ...

Peninsula Campaign - American Civil War - HISTORY.com


The Peninsula (or Peninsular) Campaign was a major Union offensive against the Confederate capital of Richmond led by Major General George B. McClellan  ...