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June 14, 1861 Joe Johnston begins to withdraw from Harpers Ferry by blowing up the 800-foot B&O trestle over the Potomac River
  Harpers Ferry
  Joseph E. Johnston
  Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
June 14, 1863 Nathaniel Banks orders a ground assault against Port Hudson but fails to breach the walls. Louisiana
  Nathaniel Banks
June 14, 1864 While inspecting his lines, Leonidas Polk is killed at Pine Mountain by an artillery blast ordered by William Tecumseh Sherman. Georgia
  Leonidas Polk
  Atlanta Campaign
  Generals Who Died In the Civil War
  William Tecumseh Sherman
June 14, 1864 The U. S. S. Kearsarge weighs anchor off the coast of France near Cherbourg, waiting for the Alabama
June 14, 1876
June 16, 1876
The three-day Republican Convention in Cincinnati, Ohio (Hayes home state) shifted its support from front runner James Blaine to Rutherford B. Hayes on the second ballot. Ohio
  Election of 1876
  Rutherford B. Hayes
  Republican Party

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April 12, 1861
May 10, 1865
The American Civil War
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May 26, 1863
July 4, 1863
Siege of Vicksburg

Date of the start of siege varies from May 18 - May 26.
Mississippi
  Ulysses S. Grant
  William Tecumseh Sherman
  John A. McClernand
  James McPherson
May 27, 1863
July 9, 1863
Siege of Port Hudson

After attempting to storm the walls of Port Hudson, Nathaniel Banks digs in for a siege.
Louisiana
  Nathaniel Banks
June 13, 1863
June 15, 1863
Battle of Winchester

Ordered to withdraw because of the approach of the Army of Northern Virginia, Major General Robert Milroy [US] tried to hold his position in Winchester. By afternoon on the 14th, he realized his mistake and decided to withdraw that evening. Dick Ewell [CS] ordered a division to camp north of the town to prevent such a move and Milroy found himself trapped. Confederates captured or killed the 6000 men in the city.
Virginia
  Richard Ewell
  The Gettysburg Campaign
  Army of Northern Virginia
June 11, 1861
June 25, 1861
First session of the Second Wheeling Convention West Virginia
  Second Wheeling Convention
June 12, 1862
June 15, 1862
J. E. B. Stuart "rides around the Union Army," raiding supplies and battling small groups of Yankess during the Peninsula Campaign. Virginia
  J. E. B. Stuart
  Peninsula Campaign
  Stuart's Ride Around McClellan
  John Mosby
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