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July 25, 1861

On this day in the Civil War, Confederate troops clash with Union forces in the New Mexico territory. The Union troops abandon their position, though outnumbering the Confederates 2 to 1. 9 more words

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July 24, 1864

On this day in the Civil War, Confederate troops under General Jubal Early route Federal forces under General George Crook at Kernstown, Virginia.

The Federal forces sustain almost 1,200 casualties during the battle. 8 more words

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July 23, 1863

On this day in the Civil  War, Union troops under Union General William French push through Manassas Gap but are delayed by Confederate forces.

The Confederate action stops General Meade’s attempt to cut General Lee’s army in two. 11 more words

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Texas Brigade Monument

The Texas Brigade was also known as Robertson’s Brigade. It served as part of Hood’s Division of Longstreet’s Corps in the Army of Northern Virginia. 153 more words

July 22, 1864

On this day in the Civil War, Union General James McPherson is killed by Confederates at the Battle of Atlanta.

Union troops suffer over 3,700 casualties during the days fighting. 8 more words

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Big Hearts During Times of War

This story is so heart-rending that I just had to share. Hope you enjoy it.

-What The Confederate Stranger and A Small Town in Maine Can Teach Us- 445 more words

July 21, 1861

On this day in the Civil War, Union troops commanded by General Irwin McDowell clash with Confederate forces commanded by Generals P.G.T. Beauregard and Joseph E. 85 more words

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