Civil War, Day by Day
General Robert E. Lee had taken the war to the North in hopes of scoring a major victory that would win Southern independence. Instead, his acclaimed Army of Northern Virginia had suffered a disastrous defeat.
This Day in History
First Legislative Assembly


 
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