What Happened on November 7, 1861

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Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Battle of Belmont, fought in Mississippi County, Missouri begins, first combat test for Brigadier General Ulysses S Grant, Union victory (US Civil War)

US President & Union General Ulysses S. Grant
US President & Union General
Ulysses S. Grant
  • Battle of Port Royal, fought in Port Royal Sound, South Carolina ends, Union forces capture Fort Walker and Fort Beauregard (US Civil War)

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