Timeline Project entries from 29 October, 2010 to 5 November, 2010

1863-10-281863-10-29Brown's Ferry

In pontoon boats, Union troops floated down the Tennessee River to land at Brown's Ferry on the west side of the River. They fought their way to high ground and dug in with abatis.

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Lincoln, the first Republican, is elected president of the United States. He received 180 of 303 possible electoral votes and 40 percent of the popular vote.

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