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

1863:

Post-Vicksburg: Davis Deals with Crisis
9 Aug - Confederate President Jefferson Davis tried to regroup after the disastrous loss of the Mississippi River...


Lee Submits His Resignation
8 Aug - General Robert E. Lee submitted his resignation as commander of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia to President Jefferson Davis...


Federal Conscription: Lincoln Insists the Draft Continue
7 Aug - President Abraham Lincoln rejected New York Governor Horatio Seymour’s request to suspend the military draft in his state...


Averell Raids into West Virginia
5 Aug - Federal Brigadier General William W. Averell initiated another of the war’s many raids into West Virginia, which culminated in an engagement at White Sulphur Springs...


Post-Vicksburg: Grant's Army Reduced
3 Aug - Major General Ulysses S. Grant’s Federal Army of the Tennessee underwent vast reductions following its capture of Vicksburg...


From Spencer G. Welch, 13th South Carolina
2 Aug - Letter from Dr. Spencer Glasgow Welch, a surgeon with the 13th South Carolina Volunteer Infantry...


Chattanooga: Bragg Looks to Counterattack
2 Aug - Confederate General Braxton Bragg looked to take back Middle Tennessee, while the Lincoln administration continued pressuring Federal Major General William S. Rosecrans to advance...


Charleston: Federals Plan Another Attack
1 Aug - Federal army-navy forces continued working to capture Morris Island at the southern entrance to Charleston Harbor, South Carolina...


Federals Regroup on Morris Island
31 Jul - President Abraham Lincoln approved reinforcing the Department of the South to bolster the Federals on Morris Island who were trying to capture not only the island but the city of Charleston, South Carolina...


The Gettysburg Aftermath: Both Armies Settle in Virginia
28 Jul - Both the Federal Army of the Potomac and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia settled into position, as George G. Meade was dissuaded from attacking and Robert E. Lee submitted his official report on the Battle of Gettysburg...




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