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On this day in the Civil War, Federal forces under General John Sedgwick clash with Confederate forces at the Battle of Salem Church. Sedgwick’s troops retreat from the battlefield during the night of May 4th.

On this day in the Civil War, the funeral train of assassinated President Abraham Lincoln reaches Springfield, Illinois.

155 years ago today (April 12th, 1861) the American Civil War began with the bombardment of Fort Sumter.


The Jennie Wade House. Located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania