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The autumn of 1864 begins at precisely 2:08 pm, Washington DC time

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09/22/1864
The autumn of 1864 began officially at 2:08 p.m., Washington DC time. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
The National Almanac and Annual Record for the Year 1864 (Philadelphia, PA: George W. Childs, 1863), 9.

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