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July 2, 1822 Freeman Denmark Vesey hung at the gallows, Charleston, South Carolina along with 5 co-conspirators. South Carolina
July 2, 1855 The Kansas legislature, meeting in Pawnee and controlled by pro-slave forces, expels all "Free-staters" and moves the legislature to Shawnee Mission, near the Missouri state line Kansas
  Kansas becomes a state
July 2, 1861 General Robert Patterson crosses the Potomac at Williamsport, Maryland and moves towards Harpers Ferry. Virginia
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July 2, 1862 Earl Van Dorn is given command of the Military District of Mississippi Mississippi
  Earl Van Dorn
July 2, 1862 Lincoln issues a call for 300,000 3-year enlistments
  Abraham Lincoln
July 2, 1864 Joe Johnston evacuates his Kennesaw Mountain position and moves to the Smyrna Line Georgia
July 2, 1864 U. S. Senate grants a charter to the Northern Pacific Railroad

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Battle of Gettysburg

General Robert E. Lee [CS] advances into Pennsylvania where he meets George Meade [US]. First battling north of the city, by the second day Union forces had retreated south, forming a strong line as men arrived almost continuously. On the third day, the infamous Pickett's Charge marked the end of the Confederates hope for a victory

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Siege of Petersburg Virginia
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