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ON THIS DAY IN UNITED STATES HISTORY
April 6, 1865
The Battle of Sayler's Creek Occurs
On this day in 1865, the battle of Sayler's Creek in the American Civil War occured. Sayler's Creek (also called
Sailor's Cree, Hillsman Farm, or Lockett Farm) was Confederate General Robert E. Lee's final major battle in the
American Civil War as his army was retreating from Richmond, Virginia.
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