1862

Series of skirmishes near Monterey.

1863

Skirmish at Trenton. A report in the Savannah (GA) News refers to the threat of general starvation and urges people to grow their own food.

1864

Skirmishes at Boiling Springs.

1865

Brownlow’s Whig issues this statement in black-bordered columns: “With profound sadness we announce the death of Abraham Lincoln—an event which will startle the world. . . . The sad end of Mr. Lincoln, at the very moment when all men were inclining to mercy and forgiveness, will arouse afresh a stern spirit of indignation and call up the endless list of wrongs inflicted on an outraged country.”

Sally Wendel Fentress writes in her diary: “Abraham Lincoln is reported to have been murdered together with Seward and his son. Andrew Johnson is suspected.”

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