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

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A Diary of American Events.

August 7, 2013

The Rebellion Record—A Diary of American Events; by Frank Moore

August 7.—The Twenty-first and Twenty-fifth regiments of Maine volunteers, passed through Boston, Mass., on their return from the seat of war.—President Lincoln declined to suspend the draft in the State of New-York, in accordance with the request given by Governor Seymour in his letter of August 3.

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