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May 11, 1846 James Polk informs Congress about Mexican agression in territory claimed by both the United States and Mexico Texas
  James Polk
  Mexican American War
May 11, 1858 Minnesota enters the Union as a free state
May 11, 1862 Confederate soldiers scuttle the C.S.S. Virginia near Norfolk Virginia
May 11, 1864 Battle of Yellow Tavern

J. E. B. Stuart [CS] is mortally wounded in losing to Phillip Sheridan
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  Overland Campaign
  Philip Sheridan
  J. E. B. Stuart
  Sheridans Raid on Richmond
  George Armstrong Custer
May 11, 1865 Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens is arrested at Liberty Hall, his estate in Crawfordville, Georgia by members of the 4th Iowa Cavalry. Georgia
  Alexander Stephens
May 11, 1896 Joint commission completes its hearings on the Ford's Theater disaster
  Ford's Theater

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Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

In an inconclusive battle, General Ulysses S. Grant [US] and Robert E. Lee [CS] battle for days southwest of Fredericksburg

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