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December 13, 1848 A bill introduced in the House calls for the admission of California and New Mexico as free states. California
December 13, 1861 Battle of Camp Allegany

West Virginia
  Operations in Western Virginia
December 13, 1861 In a cabinet meeting, Lincoln and Seward discuss Ohio Representative Clement Vallandigham. Ohio
  Clement Vallandigham
December 13, 1862 Confederate General T. R. R. Cobb dies during the battle of Fredericksburg. South Carolinian Maxcy Gregg is mortally wounded and dies two days later. Georgia
  Generals Who Died In the Civil War
  Fredericksburg
December 13, 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg

General Ambrose Burnside and the Army of the Potomac is soundly beaten by Lee's Army of North Virginia.
  Army of Northern Virginia
  Army of the Potomac
  Robert E. Lee
  Ambrose Burnside
  Lafayette McLaws
  Fredericksburg
  William B. Franklin
  Edwin Vose Sumner
  Jubal Anderson Early
  John Reynolds
  Joseph Hooker
December 13, 1864 Union army captures Ft. McAllister Georgia
  William Tecumseh Sherman
  March to the Sea
  Fort McAllister
  Fort McAllister

Ongoing on this day:
June 15, 1864
April 2, 1865
Siege of Petersburg Virginia
  Robert E. Lee
  P. G. T. Beauregard
  Army of Northern Virginia
  Ulysses S. Grant
  Siege of Petersburg
April 12, 1861
May 10, 1865
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December 9, 1863
December 14, 1863
Battle of Bean's Station

Federal forces probe Longstreet's lines near his winter camp. After several days of heavy skirmishing, Longstreet struck the Union line on Dec. 14, driving Brigadier General James Shackleford back about 1.5 miles before he made a stand. Union forces withdrew that evening.
Tennessee
  Siege of Knoxville
  James Longstreet
December 11, 1862
December 20, 1862
Commonly known as the Goldsboro Expedition, the Union Army in North Carolina under John G. Foster pushes into the state in an attempt to sever railroad supply lines to Virginia. North Carolina
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