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)

Union General and US President Ulysses S. Grant
Union General and US President
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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  • Jeff Milton, American lawman, born in Marianna, Florida (d. 1947)