President-elect Abraham Lincoln is given evidence of a potential assassination plot against him, and he makes a fateful decision regarding the rest of his trip to Washington.
Abraham Lincoln reiterates that he will not accept any compromise with the South that might spread slavery into the territories.
November 2, 1863 – President Abraham Lincoln received an invitation to make a “few appropriate remarks” at the dedication of the new Gettysburg National Cemetery.
October 13, 1863 – Various northern states held elections for local and state offices. Since these states were considered crucial to the war effort, President
June 25, 1863 – Both the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and the Federal Army of the Potomac were now across the Potomac River and
June 20, 1863 – Federal and Confederate cavalries dueled as the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia entered Pennsylvania and panic gripped the region. With a