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April 27, 1822 Hiram Ulysses Grant (General Ulysses S. Grant) born, Point Pleasant, Clermont County, Ohio Ohio
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April 27, 1861 Lincoln extends the blockade to include Virginia and North Carolina Virginia
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April 27, 1861 Virginia offers Richmond to be the Confederate capital. Virginia
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April 27, 1863 Col. Abel Streight leaves Tuscumbia Alabama
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April 27, 1863 Major General Simon Bolivar Buckner assumes command of the Department of East Tennessee. Tennessee
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April 27, 1864 Northern armies break winter camp in preparation for the Spring campaigns
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April 27, 1865 Carrying former prisoners-of-war the Sultana explodes on the Mississippi River near Memphis.

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