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    Ball's Bluff.  Late on the afternoon of October 21, 1861, Confederate forces drove the remains of the Union command that had earlier crossed the Potomac back to the river with heavy losses.  Amongst the many dead at Ball's Bluff was Colonel  Edward Baker, US Senator from Oregon and a close friend of Abraham Lincoln. 

    Did you Know? Senator Baker's death marked the only time that a sitting member of Congress has been killed in combat

     

  • Sorry, that's incorrect
    Answer:

    Ball's Bluff.  Late on the afternoon of October 21, 1861, Confederate forces drove the remains of the Union command that had earlier crossed the Potomac back to the river with heavy losses.  Amongst the many dead at Ball's Bluff was Colonel  Edward Baker, US Senator from Oregon and a close friend of Abraham Lincoln. 

    Did you Know? Senator Baker's death marked the only time that a sitting member of Congress has been killed in combat

     

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