Monthly Archive: October 2013

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General Benjamin Butler’s General Order Number 28

On May 1st, 1862, Major General Benjamin F. Butler took over as military governor of The recently captured city of New Orleans. From that day forward until he was replaced by Major General Nathaniel...

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The Confederate Assault on Fort Sanders November 29th, 1863

  After losing the  Battle of Chickamauga on September 19th and 20th, 1863,  the Union Army of the Cumberland retreated to Chattanooga, Tennessee. General Braxton Bragg’s Confederates occupied the high ground on Lookout Mountain...