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Battles and Political Events

Events of 1865

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Appomattox: Lee's grueling and final struggle  
Appomattox: The last struggle for Lee and his ragtag army  
Chesapeake Bay Sea Raid Came to Late  
Lincoln assassination: Member ties grieving church to Booth  
Lincoln assassination: Tipsters, cranks hot on trail of Booth  
Military tribunals precednts date to 1846  
Nine days that changed America  
Raiders gave Union generals a rude awakening  
Review: Author takes us along on Lee's retreat  
Review: Detailed, gripping account of Richmond's 'Last Days'  
Review: Detailed, intimate portrait of Appomattox  
Review: Pioneering but flawed look at disbandment of two armies  
Review: The men who united America in 'April 1865'  
Sayler's Creek: Errors cost Confederates their last major battle  
South saves Aiken only to lose Columbia  
Sultana steamboat horror goes unnoticed  
Warriors head for home, in victory or defeat  
William H. Seward's brush with assassination  
    The Slavery Period

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Robert E. Lee
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Northern Civilians
Southern Civilians
  Slavery During the War
The Growth of Freedmen
The Emancipation Proclamation
United States Colored Troops
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The South
From Slavery to Freedom
– and Back Again
  Washington, DC, Area During the War
Richmond During the War
The Medical Field During the War
Modern Events About the Civil War
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