Tuesday, February 27, 2024

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U.S. Civil War History

1864 - Union General Hugh Judson Kilpatrick began a raid aimed at Richmond. The goal was to free Federal prisoners and to spread the word of President Lincoln's Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction. The next day the group split into two wings on their way to Richmond. (Kilpatrick-Dahlgren raid)

U.S. Civil War Quotes

"Let us cross over the river and rest under the shade of the trees."
- Stonewall Jackson's last words on May 10, 1863.

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