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July 22, 1861 George B. McClellan [US] ordered to Washington to take command of the Army of the Potomac following the defeat at Bull Run
  Army of the Potomac
  George McClellan
  Army of the Ohio
  Washington D. C.
July 22, 1861 In a proclamation, Jefferson Davis accepts Tennessee as a member of the Confederacy Tennessee
  Jefferson Davis
July 22, 1862 President Lincoln presents his Emancipation Proclaimation to his Cabinet. William Seward recommends waiting until a victory to present it to the public.
  Abraham Lincoln
  William Seward
  Emancipation Proclamation
  The Emancipation of Slaves
  Salmon P. Chase
July 22, 1864 Battle of Atlanta
Hood's Second Sortie

Major General William Hardee [CS] hits James McPherson's [US] line from the south while Major General B. F. Cheatham [CS] attacks his corps along its wide front. In spite of McPherson's death the Union wins the battle
  Atlanta Campaign
  William Hardee
  Battle of Atlanta
  Benjamin Franklin Cheatham
July 22, 1864 During the Battle of Atlanta, Major General James McPherson, commander of the Army of the Tennessee is killed when he accidently crosses Confederate lines.
  Generals Who Died In the Civil War
  Army of the Tennessee
  Battle of Atlanta
July 22, 1864 Major General W. H. T. Walker is killed by Union forces while scouting a position before the Battle of Atlanta
  Generals Who Died In the Civil War
  Battle of Atlanta

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
The American Civil War
  The Civil War
July 5, 1859
July 29, 1859
The 4th Constitutional Convention, Wyandotte, Kansas Kansas
  Bleeding Kansas
  Kansas becomes a state
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