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March 12, 1862 Jacksonville is occupied by Union naval forces Florida
March 12, 1864 Three days after it happened, the order making Lieutenant General Grant general-in-chief is announced. General Henry Halleck is relieved of duty at his own request.
  Henry Halleck
  General-in-Chief, U. S. Army
  Army of the Potomac
  Ulysses S. Grant
March 12, 1864 Nathaniel Banks [US] begins the Red River Campaign Louisiana
  Red River Campaign
  Nathaniel Banks
March 12, 1864 Lt. General Ulysses S. Grant assumes command of the armies of the United States. Tennessee
  Ulysses S. Grant

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Siege of Petersburg Virginia
  Robert E. Lee
  P. G. T. Beauregard
  Army of Northern Virginia
  Ulysses S. Grant
  Siege of Petersburg
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May 10, 1865
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The Battle of New Madrid / Island No. 10

After withdrawing from New Madrid Confederates control Island No. 10, blocking shipping on the Mississippi. Over 5,000 Confederate soldiers on the island surrender to Major General John Pope on April 8.
  John Pope
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