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Pro-Russian Separatists Take Armor Column From Ukrainian Army Without Firing A Shot

By Gabriela Baczynska and Thomas Grove

KRAMATORSK/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Separatists flew the Russian flag on armored vehicles taken from the Ukrainian army on Wednesday, humiliating a Kiev government operation to recapture eastern towns controlled by pro-Moscow partisans. 1,488 more words

Camden Expedition: April 16, 1864

CAMDEN, Ark.

Union General Steele encountered another problem with supplies once the Union Army entered Camden. He was forced to share what little the army had with the Camden residents, who due to the burning of supplies by the Confederates, were starving. 88 more words

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Pro-Russian separatists fly the Russian flag over Ukrainian armored vehicles

By Gabriela Baczynska and Thomas Grove

KRAMATORSK/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine

(Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists hoisted the Russian flag on Ukrainian army armored vehicles in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, mocking the pro-Western Kiev government’s attempt to reassert control on the eve of crucial talks in Geneva on the country’s future. 1,123 more words

Camden Expedition: April 15, 1864

CAMDEN, Ark.

It didn’t take long for the Union advance to run into the Confederates on the morning of April 15th.

The Confederates were outnumbered and saddle weary from their long ride. 245 more words

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Camden Expedition: April 14, 1864

PRAIRIE D’ANE, Ark. 

After the Confederates were driven back during the Battle of Moscow Church, General Price sent Marmaduke’s Cavalry Division on a 60 mile detour to the south of the Union advance to get in front of Steele’s Army and prevent them from entering Camden, AR. 163 more words

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