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Daily Report

Wednesday, September 17, 1862

Birthdays

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John James Abert

Turns 74 on this date
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William Tell Barnitz

Turns 31 on this date
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John Brough

Turns 51 on this date
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Franklin Buchanan

Turns 62 on this date
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Lucius Quintus Lamar

Turns 37 on this date
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Augustus Marion Sawyer

Turns 31 on this date
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Earl Van Dorn

Turns 42 on this date

Events

Battles/Soldiers Battle of Antietam 09/17/1862
Lawmaking/Litigating In Richmond, Virginia, the First Confederate Congress is meeting in its second session
08/18/1862 to 10/13/1862