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1862 - Union Admiral David Farragut began capturing New Orleans. Union troops officially took possession on April 29.

1864 - Confederate forces under General James Fagan captured a Union wagon train attempting to supply Federal forces at Camden, Arkansas. Union General Frederick Steele was forced to withdraw back to Little Rock.




U.S. Civil War Quotes

"Atlanta is ours, and fairly won."
- General William T. Sherman in a telegraph to U.S. President Lincoln.



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