1863 in the United States

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Events from the year 1863 in the United States.

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"Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure."

From President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863

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  • May 4 – Charles S. Deneen, United Senator from Illinois from 1925 till 1931. Died in 1940.
  • May 18 – J. Hamilton Lewis, United States Senator from Illinois from 1913 till 1919. Died in 1939.
  • October 21 – Ralph H. Cameron, United States Senator from Arizona from 1921 till 1927. Died in 1953.
  • October 31 – William Gibbs McAdoo, United States Senator from California from 1913 till 1918. Died in 1941.
  • December 11 – T. Coleman du Pont, United States Senator from Delaware from 1921 till 1922 and from 1925 till 1928. Died in 1930.

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  1. ^ Ernie Gross (1990). This Day in American History. Neal-Schuman. ISBN 978-1-55570-046-1. 

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