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What's new in this version (1.7):
The Extra!!! Edition of the American Civil War Gazette contains back issues as well as additional articles that did not appear in the daily edition.
In addition to this app you need the FREE American Civil War Gazette app.
Once installed, open the American Civil War Gazette app, and from the article list simply browse to any date in June 1861 after that date's 150th Anniversary.
Highlights of the June 1861 Edition:
- West Virginia votes to split from Virginia and is preliminarily admitted to the Union
- Attack at Aquia Creek Continues
- Raids at Fairfax Court House, Virginia
- Battle of Philippi, Virginia
- Gen. Butler considers slaves "contraband of war" and refuses to return escaped slaves to their owners. Instead he employs them (with pay) in the army to assist in building fortifications.
- Battle of Big Bethel, Virginia
- Battle of Boonville, Missouri
- Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland and Missouri stay with the Union
- The Merrimac is recovered from Norfolk Harbor
- Tennessee voters approve Ordinance of Secession
- Southern troops pour into Lynchburg
- Fortifications at Manassas Junction foreshadow coming Battle of Bull Run (a.k.a. Battle of Manassas)
- Death of Stephen A. Douglas
- Continued skirmishing in Texas
- Union troops ordered to retreat from New Mexico territory
- Debates over construction and contracts for new models of Union gun-boats to enforce blockade
- Contract procurement fraud
- Southern privateers and Union blockade ships continue to capture and return prizes; mostly to New York and New Orleans
- Continued appeals for nurses and medical supplies
- New York Seventh Regiment leaves Washington to return to New York
- Skirmishing at Williamsport
- Great Britain continues debates over privateering and blockade
- Indiana troops on the move