1863 in the United States

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1863 in the United States
Years: 1860 1861 186218631864 1865 1866

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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 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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  • January 3 – John Branch, United States Senator from North Carolina from 1817 till 1820. (born 1782)
  • February 13 – Presley Spruance, United States Senator from Delaware from 1847 till 1853. (born 1785)
  • February 19 – Roger Sherman Baldwin, United States Senator from Connecticut from 1847 till 1851. (born 1793)
  • March 18 – Powhatan Ellis, United States Senator from Mississippi from 1825 till 1826 and from 1827 till 1832. (born 1790)
  • July 26 – John J. Crittenden, United States Senator from Kentucky 1817-1819, 1835-1841, 1842-1848, and 1855-1861. (born 1787)
  • September 16 – Richard Brodhead, United States Senator from Pennsylvania from 1851 to 1857. (born 1811)
  • November 2 – Theodore Judah, railroad engineer (born 1826)
  • December 3 – John Wales, United States Senator from Delaware from 1849 till 1851. (born 1783)

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