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August 1, 1789 First tariff goes into effect (Tariff of 1789)
  Civil War Firsts
August 1, 1832 Alexander Stephens graduates from Franklin College, Athens, Georgia (now part of UGA) Georgia
  Alexander Stephens
August 1, 1854 City of Lawrence, Kansas is founded Kansas
  Bleeding Kansas
August 1, 1856 Preston S. Brooks is elected to Congress to fill the vacancy he created by resigning South Carolina
  Preston S. Brooks
August 1, 1857 Utah organizes its militia, the Nauvoo Legion.
  Utah War
August 1, 1861 Tennessee votes to adopt the Constitution of the Confederate States of America Tennessee
August 1, 1863 Federal forces begin a prolonged bombardment of entrenchments around Charleston Harbor South Carolina
  Siege of Charleston
August 1, 1863 David Porter assumes command of federal Navy forces on the Mississippi River.
  David Porter
August 1, 1864 Phil Sheridan [US] is named commander, Army of the Shenandoah Virginia
  Philip Sheridan

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Siege of Petersburg Virginia
  Robert E. Lee
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  Siege of Petersburg
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May 10, 1865
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Northern Virginia Campaign - sometimes just called the Virginia Campaign. Virginia
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