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Civil War Timeline / Chronology for January 1864

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January 2, 1864 The Confederate Congress confirms George Davis's (no relation) appointment to Attorney-General North Carolina
January 11, 1864 The 13th Amendment (ending slavery) to the Constitution is proposed by Senator John B. Henderson of Missouri. Missouri
  The Emancipation of Slaves
January 20, 1864 Abraham Lincoln instructs Arkansas commander General Frederick Steele to permit elections following the proposed anti-slavery constitution of the state. Arkansas
January 22, 1864 William S. Rosecrans is ordered to take command of the Department of Missouri, replacing John Schofield Missouri
  William S. Rosecrans
January 22, 1864 Arkansas selects pro-Unionist Issac Murphy as provisional governor, pending elections to be held that Spring Arkansas
January 23, 1864 Trade restrictions for Missouri and Kentucky are lifted Kentucky
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January 25, 1864 Confederates organize a government around General Henry W. Allen. Its capital is Shreveport. Louisiana
January 25, 1864 Nathan Bedford Forrest [CS] attacks and defeats William Sooy Smith [US] near Meridian Mississippi
  Nathan Bedford Forrest
January 26, 1864 Battle of Athens Alabama
January 26, 1864 Local elections are permitted in Tennessee where the federal government feels it is in control of the state Tennessee
January 29, 1864 The Sir William Wallace, a steamer filled with northern goods, falls under attack as it moved down the Mississippi River towards New Orleans
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