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April 27

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1861 - U.S. President Abraham Lincoln suspended the writ of habeas corpus between Washington and Philadelphia to give the military the necessary power to silence dissenters and rebels.

1865 - The steamboat Sultana exploded on the Mississippi River. At least 1,700 passengers were killed including many discharged Union soldiers.


U.S. Civil War Quotes

"The struggle of today, is not altogether for today--it is for a vast future also."
- Abraham Lincoln (December 3, 1861)



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