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Ash Wednesday begins the Christian observance of Lent for 1862

Trinity Church, New York City, 1846
03/05/1862
Ash Wednesday began the forty days of Lent for 1863 in the western Christian calendar.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
The Confederate States Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for 1862 (Augusta, GA: H.C. Clarke, 1862), 7.

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