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Battles/Soldiers 07/04/1863 After forty-seven days of intense siege, Vicksburg surrenders to Grant's Army of the Tennessee
US/the World 11/26/1865 After heated anti-Spanish demonstrations in Lima, Peruvian President Canseco is overthrown
Battles/Soldiers 07/02/1863 After midnight outside Carlisle, General J.E.B. Stuart's cavalry is ordered to concentrate on Gettysburg
Lawmaking/Litigating 06/15/1860 After more than three months, the U.S. Senate releases Thaddeus Hyatt from the Washington Jail
Battles/Soldiers 04/03/1865 After nine months of bloody attempts, the Union Army marches into Petersburg, Virginia
Battles/Soldiers 06/03/1861 After Philippi, nineteen years old James Edward Hanger becomes the first amputee of the Civil War
US/the World 10/23/1865 After the Morant Bay riots, Jamaica's Governor John Eyre hangs his main legislative critic for high treason
Battles/Soldiers 05/25/1863 After twice failing to storm the city, Union General Grant orders a siege at Vicksburg, Mississippi
Battles/Soldiers 03/06/1861 After weeks of refusal, the commander of Fort Brown in Texas surrenders and marches his men to the coast
Business/Industry 01/23/1862 Agoston Haraszthy brings 100,000 vine cuttings from Europe to the vineyards of northern California
Campaigns/Elections 05/23/1860 Alabama Constitutional Union Convention in Selma applauds nominations of Bell and Everett
Lawmaking/Litigating 09/10/1865—09/22/1865 Alabama holds an elected State Convention to plan for the state's return to full national participation
Crime/Disasters 06/14/1860 Alabama lighter capsizes in Mobile Bay during a squall and two men drown
Lawmaking/Litigating 01/11/1861 Alabama secedes from the Union
Battles/Soldiers 01/04/1861 Alabama state troops seize the massive arsenal at Mount Vernon in Mobile County
Slavery/Abolition 11/28/1865 Alabama's African-Americans hold their First Freedmen's Convention at Mobile
Campaigns/Elections 12/27/1860 Alabama's commissioner to Kentucky warns Governor Magoffin of race war under Republican rule
Lawmaking/Litigating 01/01/1861 Alabama's secession commissioner warns Delaware of slave insurrection under Republican rule
Lawmaking/Litigating 01/07/1861 Alabama's secession convention assembles in Montgomery
Foreign 05/01/1852 Alberdi publishes a proposal for a new Argentine constitution based heavily on the Constitution of the United States