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This Week in the Civil War

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This Week in The Civil War, for week of Sunday, Jan. 20: Aborted Union "Mud March." New commander for Army of the Potomac. Union Maj. Gen. Ambrose Burnside attempts a winter offensive in the Virginia countryside, later dubbed the "Mud March," 150 years ago during the Civil War. It would go down in failure. The abortive campaign was intended to boost the flagging morale of the Union's Army of...

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