Saturday, March 25, 2023

Today in
U.S. Civil War History

1865 - Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia enacted its last offensive at Fort Stedman. The attack was on General Grant's forces at Petersburg, Virginia, in an effort to split the Union lines.

U.S. Civil War Quote

"I never felt more certain that I was doing right, than I do in signing this paper."
- U.S. President Abraham Lincoln commented about signing the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863.

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