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1863 - Union General Daniel Sickles returned to visit his old command, the Third Corps of the Army of the Potomac. General George Meade made it clear he would not restore Sickles to command due to an incident on July 2 at Gettysburg.




U.S. Civil War Quotes

"It would be superfluous in me to point out to your Lordship that this is war."
- Charles Francis Adams (United States Foreign Minister to Great Britain) in a letter to British Foreign Secretary Lord Russell concerning two ironclads being sent to help the Confederates.



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