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Democrats take control of Chicago City Council from Unionists in municipal elections

Chicago, 1853
04/21/1863
In Chicago, Illinois, the Democrats took control of the City Council in municipal elections against a weak and disunited Unionist ticket.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"Affairs in the West," New York Times, May 3, 1863.

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