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Battles and Political Events

Events of 1863

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20th Maine at Round Top: Who led the charge?  
Aldie, Va.: Witness to Small, but Fierce Engagement  
Brandy Station Cavalry Battle: Tens of Thousands Face Off  
Brandy Station: Detailed Account of Clashing Cavalries  
Brandy Station: The Great Cavalry Clash  
Bristoe Station: Respect for it's fallen  
Budapest to Gettysburg: A Scholar's Saga  
Bureau of Military Information Discovered in National Archives Files  
Chancellorsville's 'Myriad Facets'  
Chancellorsville: Battle Raises Many Theories  
Chickamauga: A Definitive History of a Long-neglected Battle  
Chickamauga: The 115th Illinois and its test  
Fake Draft Proclamation Stills Presses  
Gen. Clayton's Brigade Gave and Lost Much  
Gettysburg and Vicksburg Battles led to South's defeat  
Gettysburg dedication: Everett, not Lincoln, gets star orator billing  
Gettysburg fatal to unheralded civilians  
Gettysburg tribute to 'Ol' Pete'  
Gettysburg's brave held the future in their hands  
Gettysburg's eerie similarities to Crimean charges  
Gettysburg's issues resonate to this day  
Gettysburg's lessons not lost on Churchill  
Gettysburg's monument to Maryland  
Gettysburg's Old John Burns  
Gettysburg's only civilian casualty  
Gettysburg: 'Bucktails,' but not bogus  
Gettysburg: A different battle  
Gettysburg: A fitting and final salute to Union Col. Einstein  
Gettysburg: A sibling hunts for brother's body  
Gettysburg: A Tough Escape for Rebels  
Gettysburg: A young woman of quiet bravery dies  
Gettysburg: Battle went wrong for Wright  
Gettysburg: Better intelligence pays off for North  
Gettysburg: Controversy, heroism, failure  
Gettysburg: Father reports son's fate  
Gettysburg: History could as well recall Pettigrew's Charge  
Gettysburg: Jennie Wade's death was accidental  
Gettysburg: Lee surprised by Federals  
Gettysburg: Longstreet blameless for loss  
Gettysburg: Minnesota regiment turned tide  
Gettysburg: Officer who fought with hatchet honored  
Gettysburg: Public-private venture draws fire  
Gettysburg: Scenic Battlefield Plagued by Towering Eyesore  
Gettysburg: Struggle for pre-battle information  
Gettysburg: Stuart and his slow march  
Gettysburg: Today's top generals march on battlefield  
Gettysburg: Union Signal Corps' vital role  
Gettysburg: What if Lee had won?  
Hagerstown battle bought Lee some time  
Hanover battle a prelude to Gettysburg  
Maj. Pleasonton: Slow to track Lee's push North  
Martinsburg: Battle hinges on delay  
McConnellsburg: Cavalry clash leaves mark on small town  
Mine Run: A fight of courageous choices  
Monterey: Battle was waged in confusion  
Morgan's 'reckless' raid had a lasting effect  
Morgan: Robbery taints legacy of bold Rebel raider  
Mosby nabbed glory as well as a general in raid  
Mosby raid nets slumbering general  
Mosby's raiders hit Union supply lines  
New York Riots Sparked by Draft Drawing  
Nude Rebels turn back cavalry at bridge  
Pittsburgh experience War in arsenal explosions and deaths  
Raiders Net Teen Recruit, Supplies, and Booze  
Rebels fend off pursuit after Gettysburg  
Rebels made Burning Springs live up to its name  
Rebels shatter Union force in Charlestown rout  
Rebels' rough victory at Greenland Gap  
Review: 'Gettysburg' makes a muddle of meditation  
Review: A decision that turned the battle at Gettysburg  
Review: A fascinating 'Controversy' at Gettysburg  
Review: A pastor's riveting, 79-page account of siege  
Review: Bolder Meade pursues, captures Lee  
Review: Charting armies at Gettysburg  
Review: Clear view of Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg  
Review: Exhaustive look at Gettysburg worth length  
Review: Fateful Stuart Gettysburg ride carefully probed  
Review: Gingrich's novel look at Gettysburg  
Review: Smart look at Gettysburg intelligence  
Review: Some observations about film 'Gettysburg'  
Review: Struggle behind scenes of Gettysburg  
Review: The New Heroes of Gettysburg  
Review: Travel with the Cavalry on Gettysburg Retreat  
Review: Unfocused look at Gettysburg drama  
Romeo Rebel Proves Costly to Unit  
Rowlesburg: Mountaineer's warning saves railroad  
Shaara's 'The Killer Angels': A Defense  
Union Desertions: A Winter of Discontent  
Vicksburg split Confederacy, promoted Grant  
Vicksburg: Aide's persistence in pushing an idea paid off  
Williamsport: 'Wagoners' fight' opened way for rebel retreat  
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