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Civil War Chronicles | March-May 1861

Civil War Chronicles | March-May 1861


March 1861

March 4 | Abraham Lincoln Inaugurated »


Northern Source

  • New York Times Article
  • Abraham Lincoln Address

Southern Source

  • Catherine Edmonston Diary

April 1861

April 11-14 | Fort Sumter Falls »

Neutral Source

  • William Howard Russel Diary

Northern Source

  • Abner Doubleday Journal

April 19 | Baltimore Riot »

Northern Source

  • U.S. Army Official Report

Southern Source

  • Baltimore Sun Account

May 1861

May 3 | Anaconda Plan »


Northern Source

  • General-in-Chief Winfield Scott Letter

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