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  Time Line of The Civil War - 1863
Lincoln, aware of the public's growing support of abolition, issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, declaring that all slaves in areas still in rebellion were, in the eyes of the federal government, free.
After Rosecrans's debacle at Chickamauga, September 19-20, 1863, Confederate General Braxton Bragg's army occupied the mountains that ring the vital railroad center of Chattanooga.
Here we have part of an army record: Barnard was photographer of the Chief Engineer's Office, Military Division of the Mississippi, and his views were transmitted with the report of the chief engineer of Burnside's army, April 11, 1864.
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In this Haskin Experimental [Page 4] RFC 1863 A BGP/IDRP Route Server October 1995 approach an RS must advertise all acquired routes to an RS in another cluster except the routes that are acquired from that cluster.
Haskin Experimental [Page 7] RFC 1863 A BGP/IDRP Route Server October 1995 When route servers exchange OPEN messages they include the Route Server protocol version (current version is 1) as well as Cluster IDs of their respective clusters in an Optional Parameter of the OPEN message.
Haskin Experimental [Page 13] RFC 1863 A BGP/IDRP Route Server October 1995 - if the destination of the route is a route server in a different RS cluster, the advertising route server shall verify that the RCID of the destination speaker's cluster is not present in the RCID_PATH attribute associated with route.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1863.txt   (4348 words)

 Peder and Anne, 1863
Worded in general terms, the acts specified that the Indians were to be relocated on unoccupied land well adapted for agricultural purposes but beyond the limits of any state and that money derived from the sale of their old reservation lands should be invested for the tribes' benefit.
A concentration treaty was negotiated at Washington on March 11, 1863, in which the Mississippi bands agreed to abandon their five scattered reservations in exchange for a single greater reservation surrounding the three reservations occupied by the Pillagers and allied bands at Cass, Leech, and Winnibigoshish lakes.
The 1863 expeditions had driven the main body of Sioux farther from the Minnesota border but had failed to kill or capture many of the Indians' fighting men.
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 Timeline 1862-1863
1863 May 13, The 54th Massachusetts was mustered in and was the first fl regiment recruited in the North; it suffered 109 battle deaths in the war.
1863 Dec 2, Charles Ringling, one of the 7 Ringling brothers of circus fame, was born.
1863 Dec 14, The widow of Confederate General B.H. Helm was given amnesty by President Lincoln after she swore allegiance to the Union.
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 The Church and the New York Draft Riots of 1863 By Albon P. Man, Jr - reprinted from the Records of the American ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Touched off by enforcement of the conscription law of March 3, 1863, with its inequitable $300 commutation clause and provision for hiring substitutes,(2) the New York upheaval at once became an orgy of violence against the city's Negro population.
According to the Freeman's journal, the conscription act of March 3, 1863 was a measure to throw the burden of fighting the war upon the poor, offering the rich a cheap escape for three hundred of Salmon P. Chase's greenbacks.
If the tabulation of deaths ascribed to the riots in the City Inspector's Report for 1863 may be taken as a fair sample, 85% of those killed in the disorders came from Ireland.
lachlan.bluehaze.com.au /books/albon_man/church_ny_irish   (7235 words)

 James Boardman Diary, 1863
The James Boardman diary is a 13 cm., partly printed volume of 66 leaves, bearing the printed title Pocket Diary for 1863.
Its 121 pages of entries in pencil and pen, dating from 1 January to 31 December 1863, provide an overview of one year in the military life of James Boardman, a 29-year-old corporal in Company B of the 3rd Minnesota Infantry.
January 1863 found him at his home near Salem in Olmsted County, Minnesota, on furlough.
www.rarebooks.nd.edu /digital/civil_war/diaries_journals/boardman/index.shtml   (647 words)

 Chapter 11: The Civil War, 1863
At the beginning of 1863 the Confederacy seemed to have a fair chance of ultimate success on the battlefield.
Events in the western theater in the spring and early summer of 1863 were impressive.
On June 30, 1863, the Army of the Potomac numbered 115,256 officers and enlisted men, with 362 guns.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/books/amh/AMH-11.htm   (8270 words)

 Labor Competition and the New York Draft Riots of 1863 By Albon P. Man, Jr - reprinted from the "Journal of Negro ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is doubtless true that by the summer of 1863 thousands of former slaves had left Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee and Mississippi for Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas and Minnesota, despite stringent laws passed by some midwestern states forbidding the immigration of contrabands lest whites be deprived of employment.
For late in January, 1863, workers in one section of the waterfront were informed that thenceforth their pay would be only $1.12 a day instead of the $1.50 they had been receiving previously.
Press accounts of two longshore strikes in March, 1863, which refer to $1.12 a day as the prevailing rate of wages, indicate, though, that the cut was put into effect on a wide scale and that the January strike against it did not succeed.
lachlan.bluehaze.com.au /books/albon_man/labor_ny_draft_riots_1863   (8805 words)

 Memphis Daily Appeal [Atlanta, GA], 1863-1864
Mattie Patterson, whose arrest on a charge of carrying on treasonable correspondence with the enemy has been mentioned, was found guilty by the military commission at Murfreesboro', and sentenced to imprisonment in the penitentiary, at Jeffersonville, Ind., for life.
In this the flour is mixed and seasoned, and after closing the top of the husk again, it is buried in the hot ashes of the camp fire for half an hour, after which it is drawn out and the charred husk pulled off, disclosing a fresh hot roll.
The Bonnet for This Season.--The prevailing bonnet in Paris this fall, and of course in Yankee land, too, is the "Marie Stuart." The sides of this favorite bonnet sit closely to the face and the front is heart-shaped, drooping slightly at the extreme edge toward the forehead.
www.uttyler.edu /vbetts/atlanta_appeal.htm   (12084 words)

 Pictorial Americana: Civil War (1863) (Prints and Photographs Reading Room, Library of Congress)
The Army of the Potomac on the move, near Falmouth, Jan. 21, 1863.
Union forces behind the breastworks on Clup's Hill repulsing the attack of Johnston's Div., 10 A.M., July 3, 1863.
Newspaper from Washington, Sept. 18, 1863, near Rappahannock Station, Va. Pencil drawing by Edwin Forbes, 1863.
www.loc.gov /rr/print/list/picamer/paCw1863.html   (684 words)

 The New York City Draft Riots of 1863
In March 1863, fuel was added to the fire in the form of a stricter federal draft law.
In the month preceding the July 1863 lottery, in a pattern similar to the 1834 anti-abolition riots, antiwar newspaper editors published inflammatory attacks on the draft law aimed at inciting the white working class.
But in July 1863, white longshoremen took advantage of the chaos of the Draft Riots to attempt to remove all evidence of a fl and interracial social life from area near the docks.
www.press.uchicago.edu /Misc/Chicago/317749.html   (2411 words)

 Medal of Honor 1863   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In this assault, the orderly sergeant and his comrades drove a guard of 11 rebels into the swamp, capturing their arms and destroying their camp equipage while gallantly withholding fire to prevent harm to a woman among the fugitives.
On 30 July 1863, he further proved his courage by capturing a boat off Depot Key, Fla., containing 2 men and a woman with their baggage.
Participating in a strategic plan to destroy an enemy schooner, Clifford aided in the portage of a dinghy across the narrow neck of land separating the sea from the sound.
www.civilweek.com /html/moh63.htm   (5252 words)

 This Week in the Civil War January 18,1863   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
THOMAS J. JACKSON, Commanding Second Corps: It occurred to me that we might protect our men along your line of rifle trenches from the flank fire of the batteries that the enemy might place on your right, by good traverses for that purpose, with a good traverse on the right flank of each pit.
If we could exchange one pound of sugar for two of bacon, even, it would be a saving to the Government and a gain to the army....By offering sugar in small quantities at a time, many thousand pounds of bacon can be obtained from that county alone.
With the mud swallowing up General Burnside's army, Robert E. Lee turns his attention back to the care and feeding of his own army.
www.civilweek.com /1863/jan1863.htm   (2913 words)

 Virginia 1863 Map of Battles American Civil War
April 13-15, 1863 Suffolk / Norfleet House Battery
May 3, 1863 Fredericksburg II / Marye's Heights
These men--ordnance officers, engineers, aides-de-camp, and quartermasters, among others--worked at the side of many of the Confederacy's greatest figures, helping to feed and clothe the army, maintain its discipline, and operate its military machinery.
www.americancivilwar.com /statepic/va63.html   (1166 words)

 1863 Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com
Years: 1858 1859 1860 1861 1862 - 1863 - 1864 1865 1866 1867 1868
January 1 - Abraham Lincoln delivers the Emancipation Proclamation during the second year of the American Civil War.
Bombardment will not end until December 31, 1863.
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 USN Ships--USS Weehawken (1863-1863)
On 7 April 1863, Weehawken led a strong force of new ironclads in a close attack on Fort Sumter, guardian of the entrance to Charleston harbor, S.C. This attack, which demonstrated some of the limitations of monitor-type armored warships, ended after several of the attacking ships were damaged.
After receiving repairs, she was sent to Georgia waters, where, on 17 June 1863, she encountered and quickly captured the Confederate ironclad Atlanta.
During one of these attacks, on 7 September 1863, Weehawken grounded and was exposed to heavy fire from the forts.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-w/wehawkn.htm   (577 words)

 Abraham Lincoln declares day of fasting - March 30, 1863
Senator James Harlan of Iowa, whose daughter married President Lincoln's son Robert, introduced this Resolution in the Senate on March 2, 1863.
Now, therefore, in compliance with the request, and fully concurring in the views of the Senate, I do, by this my proclamation, designate and set apart Thursday, the 30th.
And I do hereby request all the People to abstain, on that day, from their ordinary secular pursuits, and to unite, at their several places of public worship and their respective homes, in keeping the day holy to the Lord, and devoted to the humble discharge of the religious duties proper to that solemn occasion.
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 Potter's Raid on Greenville, Tarboro, and Rocky Mount, July 19-23, 1863
In 1863 Federal forays into the interior of North Carolina created panic, even among the state's leaders, who pleaded with the War Department in Richmond for protection.
John Gray Foster served as commander of the Federal Department of North Carolina (December 24, 1862-July 11, 1863) and its successor, the Federal Department of Virginia and North Carolina (July 11-November 11, 1863).
Innis N. Palmer, who in July 1863 succeeded Major General Foster in command of North Carolina, was appalled at the conduct of several Union officers regarding captured Rebel property.
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 USN Ships--USS Lafayette (1863-1866)
Commissioned in February 1863, and initially commanded by Captain Henry Walke, on 16 April 1863 she took part in Rear Admiral
Ships depicted are (from the front to the rear, all USS except as noted)): Benton (Flagship); Lafayette with General Price alongside; Louisville; Mound City; Pittsburg; Carondelet; transports Silver Wave, Forest Queen & Henry Clay; and Tuscumbia.
Engraving published in Rear Admiral Henry Walke's "Naval Scenes and Reminiscences of the Civil War in the United States..." (1877), depicting U.S. Navy ironclads engaging Confederate batteries at Grand Gulf, Mississippi, 29 April 1863.
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 Seasonal Summary for 1863-1864
Heriot (17) in Janet Pride (4 Jul 1864 - 23 Jul 1864); Lorenz (211) in Leah (1 Oct 1863 - 11 Jun 1864); Mr.
Spriggins (36) in Ici On Parle Francais (14 Dec 1863 - 6 Aug 1864); Dicky Trotter (17) in Janet Pride (4 Jul 1864 - 23 Jul 1864); Mr.
Spriggins (36) in Ici On Parle Francais (14 Dec 1863 - 6 Aug 1864); lady addicted to fortune telling (60) in Lady Belle Belle (26 Dec 1863 - 5 Mar 1864); Miss Penelope Snugsby (12) in Mother and Child Are Doing Well (11 Jan 1864 - 23 Jan 1864); Mrs.
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 1863   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Orford Congregational Church in Orford, New Hampshire
It was installed in about 1850 and is still running, hand wound, and chiming the hours.
The bell is by Henry N. Hooper of Boston, dated 1863.
The current building is the fifth on the site, and is the only wooden Gothic structure in New Hampshire, and perhaps the entire Northeast.
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 Ironclad Attack Against Ft. Sumter, 1863
In 1862 the Confederate Ironclad Virginia (Merrimack) and the Federal Ironclad Monitor dueled at Hampton Roads and the smaller, more technically advanced federal vessel barely saved Washington from coming under direct bombardment.
In fall of 1863 Gen. Quincy Gilmore brought the North's new rifled canon to bear against Ft. Pulaski, a massive brick fort outside of Savannah, GA and forced the Fort's surrender in 2 days.
In March of 1863 the largest fleet of ironclads the world had ever seen began to concentrate at Charleston off Beaufort and Folly Island, both occupied by the Federal Army and Navy.
www.awod.com /gallery/probono/cwchas/ironclad63main.html   (862 words)

 Modern History Sourcebook: Thomas Henry Huxley: Darwiniana, 1863
Thomas Henry Huxley: The Method of Scientific Investigation, 1863
From a 1863 lecture series aimed at making science understandable to non-specialists.
The method of scientific investigation is nothing but the expression of the necessary mode of working of the human mind.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/1863huxley.html   (808 words)

 Revised Charter, City of Chicago, Chapter 7, Section 43 (1863)
Revised Charter, City of Chicago, Chapter 7, Section 43 (1863)
The entire dedication of this land was accepted by the city through a resolution on April 29, 1844.
The Illinois legislature recognized the dedication of the land and prohibition against construction upon it in several statutes and amendments including the 1861 and 1863 revised charter acts for the city of Chicago.
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 Newspapers-Iowa Hospitalized Soldiers 1863
During said time no change of position was made, save one, when by a flank movement I shifted further to the right.
List of deceased Iowa soldiers who have died in Hospital at St. Louis, Missouri, Feb. 19th, to Feb. 26th, 1863, furnished by Thomas W Long, of the Iowa State Sanitary Agency, of St. Louis and vicinity.
I visited this morning the steamboat Era No. 5, which was captured by the Ram Queen of the West up Red river, before they were compelled to abandon the ram; and on which the officers and men escaped, and arrived here at our Picet lines about half-past 12 o'clock last night.
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 The New York Draft Riots
"The nation is at this time in a state of Revolution, North, South, East, and West," wrote the Washington Times during the often violent protests that occurred after Abraham Lincoln issued the March 3, 1863, Enrollment Act of Conscription.
Although demonstrations took place in many Northern cities, the riots that broke out in New York City were both the most violent and the most publicized.
The following are reports, taken from the "Official Records of the War of the Rebellion", of some of the individuals involved in the military operations during the riots.
www.civilwarhome.com /draftriots.htm   (450 words)

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