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June 23, 1861 Thomas Jackson destroys 42 engines and nearly 400 cars of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at Martinsburg, Virginia Virginia
West Virginia
  Stonewall Jackson
  Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
June 23, 1862 Robert E. Lee plans a counterattack against Union forces preparing to lay siege to Richmond at the Dabbs House Virginia
  Robert E. Lee
  Seven Days Retreat
  Stonewall Jackson
  Daniel Harvey Hill
  James Longstreet
June 23, 1863 Army of the Cumberland begins the Tullahoma Campaign against the Army of Tennessee Tennessee
Georgia
  Tullahoma Campaign
  Army of the Cumberland
  Leonidas Polk
  Braxton Bragg
  William S. Rosecrans
June 23, 1863 Forward units of the Army of Northern Virginia begin crossing the Potomac River into Maryland northwest of Harper's Ferry
  The Gettysburg Campaign
June 23, 1865 Samuel DuPont dies unexpectedly in Philadelphia, PA
June 23, 1970 Ford's Theater is named a National Historic Site.
  Ford's Theater

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
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 18, 1860
June 23, 1860
The Democrats reconvene in Baltimore to select a nominee, but Douglas can't make the necessary 2/3 majority until the anti-Douglas delegates leave on June 22 and the floor rules are changed to require 2/3 vote of the members present. On June 23rd the Convention nominates Stephen Douglas and Herschal V. Johnson Maryland
  The Election of 1860
  1860 Democratic National Convention
  Stephen A. Douglas
  1860 Democratic Party Platform
  Democratic Party
June 11, 1861
June 25, 1861
First session of the Second Wheeling Convention West Virginia
  Second Wheeling Convention
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