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MILITARY EVENTS OF 1863.--THE REBEL DEFEAT AT GETTYSBURG.-TALL

OF VICKSBURG AND PORT HUDSON.

l'he Battles at Fredericksburg.—Rebel Raid into Pennsylvania. -Results at

Gettysburg.--Vicksburg and Port Hudson Captured.--Public Rejoicings.

- The President's Speech.-- Thanksgiving for Victories.—Battle of Chat-

tanooga.—Thanksgiving Proclamation....

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MILITARY EVENTS OF THE SPRING AND SUMMER OF 1864.

Battle of the Olustee.--Kilpatrick's Raid on Richmond. -The Red River

Expedition.-The Fort Pillow Massacre.-Rebel Atrocities.--General
Grant's Advance upon Richmond.---Battlos in May.--Sherman's March to
Atlanta.-Rebel Raids in Maryland and Kentucky.--Siege of Petersburg.
-Martial Law iu Kentucky.-Draft for Five hundred thousand Men.-
Capture oi Mobile and Atlanta.

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REPORTS, DISPATCHES, AND PROCLAMATIONS REI ATING TO

THE ASSASSINATION.

Secretary Stanton to General Dix..
The Death-Bed...
The Assassins
Reward Offered by Secretary Stanton.
Flight of the Assassins
The Conspiracy Organized in Canada.
Booth Killod.-Harold Captured...
Reward Offered by President Johnson.
The Funeral.

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OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS.

Acting Secretary Hunter to Minister Adams..

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Acting Secretary Hunter to his Subordinates.

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Orders from Secretary Stanton and General Grant

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Orders from Secretary Welles.....

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der from Secretary McCulloch...

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der from Postmaster-General Dennison...

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Proclamation by President Johnson of a Day of Humiliation and Mourning. 791
Secretary Stanton to Minister Adams..

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IBIPORTANT LETTER FROM J. WILKES Booti..
INDICTMENT OF TUE COXSPIRATORS
THE FINDING OF TAE COURT

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Tror following memorandum given by Mr. Lincoln to Hicks, the wellknown artist, while he was painting his portrait in Springfield, Illinois, Boon after his first nomination for the Presidency, is not without in.

terest:

"I was born February 12, 1809, in then Hardin County, Kentucky, at a point within the now County of Larue, a mile or a mile and a half from where Hodgen's mill now is. My parents being dead, and my own memory not serving, I know no means of identifying the precise locality. It was on Nolen Creek.

A. LINOOLN," June 14, 1840

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