Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Today in
U.S. Civil War History

1817 - Confederate General Braxton Bragg was born in Warrenton, North Carolina.

1862 - Confederate Cavalry Commander Turner Ashby attacked Union troops that were moving out of Shenandoah Valley. The Confederates lost the battle the next day. (Battle of Kernstown, Virginia)

U.S. Civil War Quote

"I can anticipate no greater calamity for the country that the dissolution of the Union. It would be an accumulation of all the evils we complain of, an I am willing to sacrifice everything but honor for its preservation."
- Robert E. Lee

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