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U.S. Civil War History

1862 - Confederate General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson was defeated when his attack on Union forces failed at the Battle of Kernstown, Virginia.

1865 - U.S. President Lincoln boarded the "River Queen" with his wife and son Tad. The first family was headed to General Grant's headquarters at City Point, Virginia.

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U.S. Civil War Quotes

"Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can, and strike him as hard as you can. And keep moving on!"
- Ulysses S. Grant's philosophy of war