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MAY IN CONFEDERATE HISTORY

Birthdates
May   1, 1807 ~ Major General John Bankhead ("Prince John") Magruder, CSA
May   7, 1826 ~ Varina Howell Davis, First Lady of the Confederate States of America
May 15, 1802 ~ Major General Isaac Ridgeway Trimble, CSA,
May 16, 1824 ~ General Edmund Kirby Smith, CSA
May 19, 1812 ~ Brigadier General Felix Kirk Zollicoffer, CSA
May 21, 1822 ~ Major General Dabney Herndon Maury, CSA
May 26, 1835 ~ Brigadier General Edward Porter Alexander, CSA
May 28, 1818 ~ General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard, CSA
May 28, 1838 ~ Brigadier General Basil Wilson Duke, CSA
May 29, 1824 ~ Major General Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox, CSA
May 31, 1837 ~ Major General William Henry Fitzhugh ("Rooney") Lee, CSA
May 31, 1837 ~ Major General Stephen Dodson Ramseur, CSA

Battles and Events
May   1, 1863 ~ Battle of Port Gibson
May   2, 1863 ~ Battle of Chancellorsville
May   3, 1863 ~ Wounding of Lieutenant General Thomas Jonathan ("Stonewall") Jackson
May   5, 1862 ~ Battle of Williamsburg
May   5, 1864 ~ Battle of The Wilderness
May 10, 1863 ~ Death of Stonewall Jackson
May 11, 1864 ~ Battle of Yellow Tavern/Wounding of Major General James Ewell Brown ("JEB") Stuart
May 12, 1864 ~ Death of J.E.B. Stuart
May 15, 1864 ~ Battle of New Market
May 18, 1863 ~ Battle of Vicksburg begins
May 23, 1862 ~ Battle of Front Royal
May 25, 1862 ~ First Battle of Winchester
May 31, 1862 ~ Battle of Seven Pines



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