Civil War, Day by Day
Born in Cork County, Ireland in 1828, Patrick Cleburne had served in the British Army before coming to America. Settling in Arkansas, Cleburne quickly adopted the South as his own, and chose to defend the cause of his new home and his neighbors when the war began.
This Day in History
On a day like today in 1944…

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