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April 15, 1793 [circa] Eli Whitney invents the cotton gin Georgia
  Causes of the Civil War
April 15, 1861 President Lincoln calls for 75,000 voluteers for three months service to deal with the "insurrection."
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April 15, 1861 Braxton Bragg places Lt. John Worden under arrest in Pensicola, Florida, making him the first prisoner-of-war in the American Civil War
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April 15, 1861 Rejecting Lincoln's call for troops, Tennessee Governor Isham Harris orders a second session of the state legislature to consider the question of a secessionist convention. Tennessee
April 15, 1862 Union naval forces enter the mouth of the Mississippi and sail up the river to Fort Jackson
  Battle of New Orleans
April 15, 1865 Abraham Lincoln dies in a boardinghouse opposite Ford's Theater. Andrew Johnson takes the oath of office.
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April 15, 1954 Appomattox Court House (or simply Appomattox) is deginated a National Historical Park Virginia
  Appomattox (or Appomattox Court House)

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