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April 20, 1861 Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army Virginia
  Robert E. Lee
April 20, 1861 Federal troops scuttle ships at the the Gosport Naval Yard and evacuate Norfolk, Virginia Virginia
April 20, 1861 Guyandotte calls for the state to approve the actions of the Virginia legislature West Virginia
  First Wheeling Convention
April 20, 1863 Lincoln proclaims that West Virginia would join the Union on June 20, 1863 West Virginia
  Abraham Lincoln
April 20, 1863 Brigadier General Robert Hoke [CS] captures Plymouth and the 2800 man Union garrison stationed there.
April 20, 1864 The War Department announces a reduction in the amount of rations received by Confederate prisoners in response to reports of mistreatment of Union prisoners
April 20, 1864 General P. G. T. Beauregard [CS] is relieved of command of the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida so he can assume command of the Richmond (Virginia) defenses. Virginia
  P. G. T. Beauregard
  Richmond, Virginia
April 20, 1864 Culminating a three-day attack that included the appearence of the new Confederate ironclad ram Albemarle, General R. F. Hoke captures Plymouth, North Carolina and a large amount of badly needed supplies. Federal losses totaled 2800 men. North Carolina

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