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Richmond Falls

At long last, the Confederate capital falls into Union hands.

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The War Focuses on Richmond and South Carolina

The Richmond-Petersburg lines and Sherman’s march through South Carolina worry the Confederacy.

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Fighting Breaks out all over the South

Tens of thousands of troops are in action in many states.

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A Prison Escape and Operations in Mississippi

In mid-February 1864, more than 100 Union officers mounted a bold escape from Richmond’s Libby Prison, while General William T. Sherman commanded an expedition that sacked the town of Meridian, Mississippi, in what is often considered as a trial run … Full Post

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