May 13, 2006

Today / 05.13.06

by PG

Today in History (1861) - Queen Victoria of Britain issues a "proclamation of neutrality," which recognizes the Confederacy as having the status of a belligerant under international law. Four years later in Texas, the last Civil War battle ends with a Confederate victory, more than a month after Confederate General Lee's surrender.

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