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1863 - U.S. President Lincoln met with Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, several cabinet members and military planners to discuss the situation in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The decision was made to ship General Joseph Hooker and his men to relieve General William Rosecrans' army.


U.S. Civil War Quotes

"We can not have free government without elections; and if the rebellion could force us to forego, or postpone a national election, it might fairly claim to have already conquered and ruined us."
- Abraham Lincoln on holding elections during a military emergency.



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