What Happened on April 27, 1861

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Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Abraham Lincoln suspends writ of habeas corpus (US Civil War)

US President Abraham Lincoln
US President
Abraham Lincoln
  • West Virginia secedes from Virginia after Virginia secedes from Union (US Civil War)

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