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September 13, 1841 President Tyler makes new Cabinet appointments
  John Tyler
September 13, 1861 Entering Confederate-controlled Pensacola harbor, Lt. John Henry Russell destroys the privateer Judah, marking the first naval action of the Civil War Florida
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September 13, 1862 George McClellan's men find a copy of Lee's Special Orders No. 191 issued on September 9, detailing deployment of Confederate troops during the initial phase of the invasion of Maryland, including the attack on Harper's Ferry Maryland
  Battle of Harpers Ferry
  Robert E. Lee
  George McClellan
  Special Orders No. 191
  Antietam
September 13, 1862 W. W. Loring advances down the Kanawha Valley. Federal forces evacuate Charleston. West Virginia
September 13, 1863 Sensing a change in Lee's lines, George Meade [US] pushes the Army of the Potomac to the Rapidan River Virginia
  George Meade

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June 15, 1864
April 2, 1865
Siege of Petersburg Virginia
  Robert E. Lee
  P. G. T. Beauregard
  Army of Northern Virginia
  Ulysses S. Grant
  Siege of Petersburg
April 12, 1861
May 10, 1865
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September 12, 1862
September 15, 1862
Battle of Harpers Ferry

Stonewall Jackson takes 12,000 prisoners
Maryland
Virginia
  Stonewall Jackson
  Battle of Harpers Ferry
  Harpers Ferry
  Lafayette McLaws
  Antietam
September 11, 1786
September 14, 1786
The Annapolis Convention (in Maryland) backs calling a Constitutional Convention to begin in May, 1787 in Philadelphia Maryland
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September 12, 1861
September 15, 1861
Battle of Cheat Mountain

Other names: Cheat Summit, Fort Milroy

Joseph Reynolds [US] defeats Robert E. Lee [CS]
West Virginia
  Operations in Western Virginia
  Robert E. Lee
  Battle of Cheat Mountain
September 12, 1861
September 20, 1861
Battle of Lexington

Sterling Price, with 18,000 men, lays siege to Lexington, Missouri, with a federal force of 3.600 under Colonel James Mulligan. After fighting intensified on September 19, Mulligan surrendered on the 20th.
Missouri
  Sterling Price
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