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July 11, 1836 The Specie Circular is issued by Treasury Secretary Levi Woodbury. Jackson and his administration felt it would check the speculation in land purchases that was rampant because of the "war" against the Second Bank of the United States
  Specie Circular
  Panic of 1837
  Andrew Jackson
July 11, 1861 Battle of Rich Mountain West Virginia
  George McClellan
  Operations in Western Virginia
  Battle of Rich Mountain
  William S. Rosecrans
July 11, 1861 Sterling Price, Confederate governor Claiborne Jackson, Nathaniel Lyon, and Francis Blair meet at Planters' House in St. Louis to discuss a truce. Lyon was quoted as saying "This means war" after the talks end abruptly Missouri
  Sterling Price
July 11, 1862 President Lincoln names Henry Halleck General-in-Chief
  Abraham Lincoln
  General-in-Chief, U. S. Army
  Henry Halleck
July 11, 1862 Ulysses S. Grant [US] ordered to assume command of the Army of the Tennessee, Army of the Mississippi and other western troops.
  Ulysses S. Grant
July 11, 1864 Jubal Early reaches Washington D. C. suburbs. In the past few days, however, more than 20,000 Union soldiers from various commands have arrived to defend the city. Commanding the Union forces are Generals Quincy Gillmore and Horatio Wright.
  Jubal Anderson Early
  Jubal Early's Raid on Washington D. C.
  Washington D. C.

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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July 5, 1859
July 29, 1859
The 4th Constitutional Convention, Wyandotte, Kansas Kansas
  Bleeding Kansas
  Kansas becomes a state
July 9, 1863
July 16, 1863
Battle of Jackson Mississippi
  William Tecumseh Sherman
  Joseph E. Johnston
July 10, 1863
July 11, 1863
Battle of Fort Wagner South Carolina
  Quincy A. Gillmore
  P. G. T. Beauregard
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