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 This day in History - July 13
330 Historic Events for July 13
1863

Battle of Bayou La Fourche, LA

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1863

Battle of Tupelo, MS (Harrisburg) [->JUL 15] US648 CS700

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1863

Rebellion at Morgan's, Ohio [->JUL 26]

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1863

John S Bowen, US architect/Confederate gen-major, dies at 32

Death
1863

Emma Mary Wooley, educator (Mary Anna Wells)

Birth
1863

Anti-draft mobs lynch blacks in NYC; about 1,000 die

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1864

Early retreats from Washington City back to Shenandoah Valley

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1865

Horace Greeley advises his readers to "Go west young man"

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1865

P T Barnum's museum burns down

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1868

Oscar J Dunn, former slave, installed as lt governor of Louisiana

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1870

King Wilhelm of Prussia sends "Emser D‚pˆche" on Bismarck

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1872

Alfons van de Perre, Flemish physician/MP

Birth
1876

29th Postmaster General: James N Tyner of Ind takes office

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1877

Karl Erb, German tenor

Birth
1877

Wilhelm E Freiherr von Ketteler, German bishop of Mainz, dies at 65

Death
1878

Treaty of Berlin amended terms of Treaty of San Stefano

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1878

Congress of Berlin discusses division of African colonization ends

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1882

200 die as train derails near Tcherny, Russia

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1883

[Louis C] Marcel Berckmans, painter/actor (Potasch and Perlemoer)

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1884

Francis B Young, British physician/writer (White Ladies)

Birth
1884

John Francis Larchet, composer

Birth
1888

Jean Murat, Pergneux France, actor (Eternal Rain, Carnival Flanders)

Birth
1888

Fernando A N de Seabra Pessoa, Portuguese poet (Mensagem)

Birth
1889

Carli Zoeller, composer, dies at 49

Death
1890

John C "Pathfinder" Fr‚mont, US explorer/governor (Ariz), dies at 76

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