American Civil War Gazette - Extra - 1863 10 - October

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The Extra!!! Edition of the American Civil War Gazette contains back issues as well as additional articles that did not appear in the daily edition.

Highlights of the October 1863 Edition:

"It has seemed to me fit and proper that they should be solemnly, ...
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Overview

This application is recommended for ages 12+.

The Extra!!! Edition of the American Civil War Gazette contains back issues as well as additional articles that did not appear in the daily edition.

Highlights of the October 1863 Edition:

"It has seemed to me fit and proper that they should be solemnly, reverently and gratefully acknowledged, as with one heart and voice, by the whole American people. I do, therefore, invite my fellow-citizens in every part of the United States, and also those who are at sea, and those who are sojourning in foreign lands, to set apart and observe the last Thursday of November next as a day of thanksgiving and prayer..."
-- Abraham Lincoln, October 3, 1863


"Blair's Bitters: When some one charged Gen. GRANT, in the President's hearing, with drinking too much liquor, Mr. LINCOLN, recalling Gen. GRANT's successes, said that if he could find out what brand of whisky GRANT drank, he would send a barrel of it to all the other commanders."
-- New York Times, October 30, 1864

- Gettysburg
- Gen. Lee's official report is published

- The CSS Hunley (submarine; a.k.a. Fish Boat) sinks for the second time killing Horace Hunley

- Chattanooga Campaign begins
- Wheeler's Raid
- Skirmish at Anderson's Cross Roads
- Battle of Farmington, Tennessee
- Battle of Brown's Ferry
- Battle of Wauhatchie

- Battle of Fort Blair/Fort Baxter Massacre
- Black troops massacred by Quantrill's Raiders

- Longstreet's Knoxville Campaign continues
- Battle of Blue Springs

- Little Rock Campaign concludes
- Battle of Pine Bluff

- Bristoe Campaign begins
- First Battle of Auburn
- Second Battle of Auburn
- Battle of Bristoe Station
- Battle of Buckland Mills

- Tampa, Florida Operations
- Battle of Fort Brooke
- Battle of Ballast Point

- Confederate raid on St. Albans, Vermont
- The northernmost land action of the war

- Gen. Rosecrans (USA) is relieved of command of the Army of the Cumberland

- Gen. U.S. Grant (USA) assumes command of the Armies of the Ohio, Cumberland and Kentucky

- Abraham Lincoln issues the first National proclamation for Thanksgiving
- Set as the last Thursday in November

- Cyrus Field begins heavily promoting the Trans-Atlantic Telegraph Cable
- The project would be completed in 1866, shortly after the war
- The first telegram was a congratulatory note from Queen Victoria to President James Buchanan


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  • Publication date: 9/25/2013
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    This is the best way to learn history

    The civil war in the words of the people who lived through it, as they were living through it.

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