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Battle of Richmond


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


Generals: Union: William "Bull" Nelson | Confederate: Edmund Kirby Smith ... Battle Of Richmond Summary: The Battle of Richmond, Kentucky was fought ...

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 ...

Civil War Battles


To take Richmond, the Confederate capital, the Union army would first have to defeat ... On July 21, 1861, Union forces commanded by General Irvin McDowell  ...

1862 Seven Days' Battles - Richmond National Battlefield Park (U.S. ...


In the spring of 1862 General George B. McClellan's army of more than 100,000 Union soldiers landed at Fort Monroe and fought its way up the peninsula.

Who was the Union leader at the Battle of Richmond - Answers.com


William "Bull" Nelson commanded the Union Forces against E. Kirby Smith in the Battle of Richmond, Kentucky, which was probably the most lop-sided Southern ...

Civil War Battles Chart

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Fought outside Richmond, this series of battles was Robert E. Lee's first big victory over the ... Union general Ambrose Burnside learned the folly of attacking an ...

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 ...

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Beauregard led an army against Union commander Irwin McDowell and received ... McClellan devised this plan to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond, ...

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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 ...

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Apr 21, 2016 ... Tony Stewart announced Thursday that the wait was over, and he would return to racing this weekend at Richmond International Raceway ...

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  ...