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November 8, 1836 Democrat Martin van Buren defeats Whigs William Henry Harrison, Hugh Lawson White, and Daniel Webster to become President
  Martin Van Buren
  Election of 1836
  Democratic Party
November 8, 1861 Battle of Ivy Mountain

Bull Nelson [US] defeats Capt. Andrew Jackson [CS] in early Kentucky battle. Additional action near Pikeville the following day.
Kentucky
  William 'Bull' Nelson
November 8, 1861
November 10, 1861
With the approach of a significant Union force in Kentucky, Unionists in East Tennessee revolted, burning railroad bridges to delay a Rebel advance. Tennessee
November 8, 1861 British mail packet Trent, carrying James M. Mason and John Slidell, Confederate commissioners to London and Paris, is halted in the Bahama Channel by the U.S. warship San Jacinto.
  Trent Affair
November 8, 1862 Benjamin Butler [US] is relieved of duty in New Orleans because of his total disregard of the civilian population. Nathaniel Banks is chosen to replace him. Butler closes all breweries and distilleries to retaliate against civilians Louisiana
  Benjamin Butler
  Nathaniel Banks
November 8, 1863 Bragg appoints Major General John Breckinridge to command Harvey Hill's corps.
  John Breckinridge
November 8, 1864 Republican Abraham Lincoln defeats Democrat George McClellan to serve a second term as President of the United States. Andrew Johnson, a unionist from Tennessee is his Vice President
  Abraham Lincoln
  Election of 1864
  George McClellan
  Andrew Johnson
  Republican Party
  Democratic Party
November 8, 1876 A train carrying votes from the Florida Presidential election is derailed. Florida
  Election of 1876

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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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