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September 29, 1862 General William A. Nelson gets into an altercation with General Jefferson C. Davis at the Galt House in Louisville, Kentucky. Davis returns later with a gun and shoots and kills Nelson. Kentucky
  Generals Who Died In the Civil War
  Confederate Invasion of Kentucky
  William 'Bull' Nelson
September 29, 1862 George Thomas offered command of the Army of the Ohio. He refuses, unaware that Abraham Lincoln had made the offer after receiving a plea for Thomas from 20 officers in the Army of the Ohio.
  George Thomas
  Army of the Ohio
  Confederate Invasion of Kentucky
  Don Carlos Buell
September 29, 1864
October 2, 1864
Battle of Peebles' Farm

Hoping to extend his line westward south of Petersburg, George Meade pushed towards the Southside Railroad. Fighting occured at various farms throughout the rolling hills with most of the action occuring at Wyatt's, Peebles, and Pegram's farms, Chappell House, Poplar Spring Church and Vaughan Road
Virginia
September 29, 1864
September 30, 1864
Battle of Fort Harrison

Southeast of Richmond, Fort Harrison was the main bastion of a string of Rebel defenses. 3,000 men under George Stannard [US] swarmed over the fort, capturing it in less that 20 minutes. Robert E. Lee directed a counter-attack the following day that failed to regain the position
Virginia

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Siege of Petersburg Virginia
  Robert E. Lee
  P. G. T. Beauregard
  Army of Northern Virginia
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  Siege of Petersburg
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