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

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Diary of Gideon Welles.

October 21, 2013

Diary of Gideon Welles

October 21, Wednesday. A telegram from Admiral Porter says the Tennessee is rising, and he will send convoy for transports, etc. General Halleck is quite anxious. When I questioned him about Meade, he said it was “the same old story we had from all our Potomac generals.”

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