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

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Rutherford B. Hayes.

October 21, 2013

Diary and Letters of Rutherford Birchard Hayes

October 21.— General Duffie with about one thousand men, cavalry, and two guns of Simmonds’ off last night; supposed to be after the railroad bridge again.

Lee followed Meade until he was near the defenses of Washington, when Lee is reported retiring again.

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