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A Biography of America

The Civil War – Key Events

1861

July 21

Bull Run

1862

April 6-7

Shiloh

September 17

Antietam

December 13

Fredericksburg

1863

January 1

Emancipation Proclamation takes effect

April 30 - May 6

Chancellorsville

May 18 - July 4

Siege of Vicksburg

July 1 - 3

Gettysburg

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