September 25 - Leading elements of Morgan
's Raiders, local Confederate colonel Basil Duke captures Federal troops at Snow's Pond
U.S. & World
The Merrimack and the Monitor meet in the first naval battle between ironclad ships at the Battle of Hampton Roads.
General Robert E. Lee is placed in command of the Army of Northern Virginia.
August 17 - The Sioux Uprising begins along the Minnesota River. It eventually results in the expulsion of the Dakota people from Minnesota.
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