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Civil War Battles Cross Referenced

Union and Confederate soldiers referred to some battles by different names. This can be very confusing when reading about it in old family letters or diaries.
The following came from the Civil War FAQ at alt.war.civil.usa NG archives

UNION NameCONFEDERATE NameDATE(S) Fought
Bull Run, VAManassas21 July 1861
Wilsons Creek, MOOak Hills10 Aug 1861
Logan's Cross Roads, VA
Some reports say Logan's Cross Roads, KY
Mill Springs 19 Jan 1862
Pea Ridge, ARElkhorn Tavern 6-8 Mar 1862
Pittsburg Landing, TN Shiloh6-7 Apr 1862
Bull Run, VA (2nd) Manassas 29-30 Aug 1862
Antietam, MDSharpsburg17 Sept 1862
Chapell Hills, KYPerryville8 Oct 1862
Stones River, TNMurphreesboro 30 Dec 1862-2 Jan 1863
Elk Creek, Ind. Terr.Honey Springs 17 July 1863
Sabine Cross Roads, LAMansfield 8 Apr 1864
Opequon Creek, VAWinchester19 Sept 1864


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