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May 13, 1846 United States declares war on Mexico
  Mexican American War
May 13, 1861 George McClellan [US] appointed Commander, Department of Ohio. The following day he is promoted major general, his rank in the Ohio militia. Only General-in-Chief Winfield Scott held a higher rank Ohio
  George McClellan
  Army of the Ohio
May 13, 1861
May 15, 1861
The First Wheeling Convention West Virginia
  First Wheeling Convention
May 13, 1861 North Carolina elects delegates to the Secession Convention North Carolina
May 13, 1863 Two corps, under William Tecumseh Sherman and James McPherson, advance on Jackson Mississippi
  William Tecumseh Sherman
  Second Vicksburg Campaign
May 13, 1863 General Robert E. Lee rides from Fredricksburg to Richmond, Virginia Virginia
May 13, 1864 First soldier interred at Arlington National Cemetery Virginia
  Civil War National Cemeteries
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May 13, 1864
May 15, 1864
Battle of Resaca Georgia
  George Thomas
  William Tecumseh Sherman
  Joseph E. Johnston
  Atlanta Campaign
  Battle of Resaca
  Leonidas Polk
  William Hardee
  James McPherson

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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

Union 18,399
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  Richard Ewell
May 12, 1865
May 13, 1865
The last significant fighting of the Civil War takes place at the Palmito Ranch along the Rio Grande between Col. Theodore Barrett and John S. "RIP" Ford Texas
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Sheridan's Raid on Richmond Virginia
  Sheridans Raid on Richmond
  Richmond, Virginia
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