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The summer of 1863 begins at precisely 5:54 pm, Washington DC time

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06/21/1863
The summer of 1863 began officially at 5:54 pm, Washington DC time. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
The National Almanac and Annual Record for the Year 1863 (Philadelphia, PA: George W. Childs, 1863), 9.

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