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Civil War Timeline / Chronology for November 1862

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November 2, 1862 Naval assault on Ft. McAllister
  Fort McAllister
November 2, 1862 Ulysses S. Grant begins the First Vicksburg campaign Mississippi
  First Vicksburg Campaign
  Ulysses S. Grant
November 4, 1862 Moving south, east of the Mississippi, Ulysses S. Grant enters La Grange and Grand Junction. Tennessee
  First Vicksburg Campaign
  Ulysses S. Grant
November 4, 1862 For the first time since the party was founded, Republicans lose seats in Congress.
  Republican Party
November 5, 1862 Lincoln orders McClellan to be releived of command because he did not pursue Lee following the Confederate loss at Antietam
  Abraham Lincoln
  George McClellan
November 6, 1862 Jefferson Davis and Alexander Stephens are elected President and Vice-President, respectively, of the Confederate States of America
  Jefferson Davis
  Alexander Stephens
November 6, 1862 Confederates James Longstreet and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson are promoted to Lieutenant General
  Stonewall Jackson
  James Longstreet
November 7, 1862 Ambrose E. Burnside assumes command of the Army of the Potomac, relieving George B. McClellan
  George McClellan
  Army of the Potomac
  Ambrose Burnside
November 7, 1862 Braxton Bragg reorganizes the Department of Mississippi, creating two corps, one under William Hardee and one under Leonidas Polk
  Braxton Bragg
  Leonidas Polk
  William Hardee
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 14, 1862 Ambrose Burnside reorganises the Army of the Potomac command structure into three Grand Divisions with the Right Grand Division under Major Edwin Vose Sumner, Central Grand Division under Joe Hooker and the Left Grand Division under William B. Franklin
  Edwin Vose Sumner
  Ambrose Burnside
  Joseph Hooker
  William B. Franklin
November 15, 1862 Confederate Secretary of War George Randolph resigns over President Jefferson Davis's control of the War Department
November 17, 1862 Burnsides Right Grand Division, under the command of Edwin Vose Sumner arrives north of the Rappahannock River at Fredericksburg. Virginia
  Edwin Vose Sumner
  Fredericksburg
November 19, 1862 Naval assault on Ft. McAllister Georgia
  Fort McAllister
November 20, 1862 The Army of Mississippi is renamed The Army of Tennessee
  Army of Mississippi
  Army of Tennessee
November 21, 1862 James Seddon becomes Confederate Secretary of War
November 24, 1862 Joseph E. Johnston [CS] assumes command of a reorganized Department of the West with two armies under him, Bragg's Army of Tennessee and Pemberton's Army of Mississippi
  Joseph E. Johnston
  Braxton Bragg
  Army of Tennessee
November 28, 1862 Battle of Cane Hill
Battle of Boston Mountains

James Blunt [US] defeats John Marmaduke [CS]
Arkansas
November 29, 1862 John Magruder assumes command of Confederate forces in Texas Texas
  John Magruder
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