Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Today in
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 Quote

"Atlanta is ours, and fairly won."
- General William T. Sherman in a telegraph to U.S. President Lincoln.

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