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Confederates invade Union soil for 3rd time

July 7, 2014
By HARRY SCHOGER - Special to the Tribune Chronicle , Tribune Chronicle

One hundred fifty years ago this week in Civil War history, a Confederate detachment of forces from Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia invaded Union soil for the third time, established an offensive position against Fort Stevens in northwest Washington, D.C., and nearly shot President Lincoln, who was an onlooker during the battle.

 
 

 

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