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June 7, 1848
June 9, 1848
Whigs meet in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Nominees included Zachary Taylor, Henry Clay, Daniel Webster and Winfield Scott. Taylor wins the nomination on the fourth ballot Pennsylvania
  Daniel Webster
  Henry Clay
  Winfield Scott
  Zachary Taylor
  Election of 1848
June 7, 1862 James Andrews is hung in Atlanta
  The Great Locomotive Chase
June 7, 1862 Benjamin Butler has William Mumford executed for tearing down the U. S. flag from the Mint in New Orleans.
  Benjamin Butler
June 7, 1862 Union forces shell Chattanooga from the north side of the Tennessee River.
June 7, 1863 Battle of Milliken's Bend

Confederate forces attack the Union garrison driving federals to the banks of the Mississippi, where the gunboats Lexington and Choctaw turn back the advancing Rebels
Louisiana
  Second Vicksburg Campaign
  Nathaniel Banks
June 7, 1864 The Republican (National Union) Convention opens in Baltimore, Maryland. Maryland
  Election of 1864
  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 3, 1850
June 12, 1850
Nashville Convention - 9 slave states hold a convention to determine their best course of action if the Compromise of 1850 passes. Louisiana
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  Compromise of 1850
  Nashville Convention of 1850 [Resolutions]
  Nashville Convention of 1850
  Robert Barnwell Rhett
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