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March 1864

1 MAR 

Federal General Judson Kilpatrick began his planned raid on the Confederate capital of Richmond. He led a detachment toward Richmond from the north, while Colonel Ulric Dahlgren’s force circled southward, crossed the James River, and approached Richmond from the south. 2,090 more words

Ulysses S. Grant

April 1864

1 APR

In the Red River campaign, skirmishing occurred at Arkadelphia, Arkansas as Major General Frederick Steele’s Federals continued moving south to meet Major General Nathaniel Banks in Louisiana. 2,109 more words

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Nathaniel Banks

(Nathaniel Prentice Banks, often misspelled Nathaniel Prentiss Banks)

Born: January 13, 1816 in Waltham, Massachusetts

Died: September 1, 1894 in Waltham, Massachusetts

Military Rank (USA): 127 more words

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The Civil War This Week: Apr 21-27, 1864

Thursday, April 21

President Abraham Lincoln conferred with the governors of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Iowa, and he reviewed 72 court-martial cases.

In the Red River campaign, Major General Nathaniel Banks’ Federal Army of the Gulf continued retreating to their base at Alexandria, Louisiana. 453 more words

Politics

General-in-Chief (April 13, 1864)

When it comes to Meade’s relationship with Ulysses S. Grant, so far, so good. Before getting to Meade’s letter, here is what Grant communicated to Meade regarding his plans, in an order written on April 9: 1,137 more words

The Civil War This Week: Apr 7-13, 1864

Thursday, April 7

In the Red River campaign, Major General Nathaniel Banks’s Federal Army of the Gulf advanced to near Mansfield, Louisiana. General Richard Taylor’s Confederates skirmished with Banks near Pleasant Hill before pulling back. 1,023 more words

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The Civil War This Week: Mar 31-Apr 6, 1864

Thursday, March 31

In the Red River campaign, skirmishing occurred at Natchitoches, Louisiana. Skirmishing also occurred in South Carolina, Florida, Kentucky, and Arkansas. A Federal expedition began from Bridgeport, Alabama. 438 more words

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