Following the American Civil War Sesquicentennial with day by day writings of the time, currently 1863.

June 26.—Andrew G. Curtin, Governor of Pennsylvania, issued a proclamation, calling for sixty thousand men to serve for three months, or the period of the rebel invasion.—(Doc. 79.)

—Brashear City, La., was captured by the rebel forces under Generals Green and Mouton — (Docs. 19, 26, and 80.)

—The Twenty-first regiment of New-York militia, under the command of Colonel Nugent, left Poughkeepsie for Baltimore, Md.—The Fifth regiment of Massachusetts volunteers returned to Boston, and were welcomed by an imposing and enthusiastic demonstration.—McConnelsburgh, Pa., was evacuated by the rebels under General Stuart.—Rear-admiral A. H. Foote died at New-York City.—By direction of President Lincoln, Major-General N. J. T. Dana was assigned to the organization and command of the militia and volunteer forces and defences of Philadelphia, Pa.—Frederick, Md., was occupied by the National cavalry.

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