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THE CIVIL WAR AT 155 YEARS
(from CivilWarMonths.com):

1863:

The New York Draft Riots
15 Jul - Rioting over Federal conscription entered its third day, leaving New York City in the hands of a violent, angry mob...


The Gettysburg Aftermath: Falling Waters
14 Jul - General Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army of Northern Virginia tried escaping to Virginia, while Major General George G. Meade’s Federal Army of the Potomac finally advanced...


Morgan's Raid: The Northern Penetration
13 Jul - Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan embarked on another Kentucky raid, but this time he crossed the Ohio River and invaded the North...


The Gettysburg Aftermath: Fight or Flight
12 Jul - Major General George G. Meade prepared his Federal Army of the Potomac to attack, but General Robert E. Lee prepared his Confederate Army of Northern Virginia to withdraw...


Charleston: Federals Target Battery Wagner
11 Jul - Federal forces unsuccessfully attacked Battery Wagner near Charleston Harbor, and then prepared to try again...


From Edwin Fay, Minden Rangers
10 Jul - Letter from Sgt. Edwin Fay of the Minden Rangers...


From Florence McCarthy, 7th Virginia
10 Jul - Letter from Florence McCarthy, a chaplain for the 7th Virginia Volunteer Infantry...


The Jackson Campaign
10 Jul - Major General William T. Sherman’s Federals approached the Mississippi capital of Jackson to confront General Joseph E. Johnston’s Confederates...


The Fall of Port Hudson
9 Jul - Major General Nathaniel P. Banks’s Federal Army of the Gulf captured the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River, opening the waterway to Federal commerce and cutting the Confederacy in two...


From John T. Ketchum, 4th New York Cavalry
8 Jul - Letter from 2nd Lt. John T. Ketchum, 4th New York Cavalry...


The Gettysburg Aftermath: Lee Reaches the Potomac
7 Jul - General Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army of Northern Virginia reached the Potomac River, but Major General George G. Meade was reluctant to pursue...



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