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“News Items”, From Wilmington” and “Repeal of the Illinois Black Laws”, The Stillwater Messenger – January 31, 1865

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

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“From Fort Fisher” and “Sherman”, The Saint Paul Press – January 29, 1865

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

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“From Fort Fisher” and “Sherman”, The Saint Paul Press – January 29, 1865

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

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“Stanton’s Trip South” and “South Carolina”, The Saint Paul Pioneer and Democrat – January 27, 1865

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

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“From Sherman” and “Negro Citizenship”, The Wabasha County Herald – January 26, 1865

Monday, January 26th, 2015

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“The News” and “Rebel Account of the Fall of Fort Fisher”, The Stillwater Messenger – January 24, 1865

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

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Diary entry by Thomas Montgomery of the 7th Minnesota Regiment, Company K – January 23, 1865

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Cloudy and cold[.] Order for [cousolidation] of the 65th with the 67th arrived. giving names of Officers to be retained[,] myself among the number. All the rest to be mustered out of the service. 5 Capts.[,] 7 1st Lts. In the 67th to be mustered out. Drew boots for company & issued them to men. Drilling a large Company quite cold, so I was attacked with a severe toothache & headache. Had dress parade. Recd. 2 letters from home.


Citation: January 23, 1865. Diary entry by Thomas Montgomery, Diary, 1864. Thomas Montgomery and family papers. Minnesota Historical Society. [P2812 box 1]

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“Sherman’s Army in Motion” and “The Peace Movement”, The Saint Paul Press – January 22, 1865

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

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“Glorious News from Wilmington” and “From the South”, The Saint Paul Pioneer and Democrat – January 20, 1865

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

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“Fort Fisher Fallen”, The Saint Cloud Democrat – January 19, 1865

Monday, January 19th, 2015

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