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December 1, 1860 Robert Anderson makes his third request for reinforcements at Fort Moultrie
December 1, 1862 On the first day of the new Congress President Abraham Lincoln proposes 3 amendments to the U. S. Constitution. First, all slaves would be gradually emancipated until 1900. Second, slaves freed during the war would remain free. Third, the United States would pay for consensual colonization
December 1, 1863 Battle of Ripley
December 1, 1863 In a letter to Jefferson Davis, Bragg admits that he (and Davis) erred in leaving him in command after Chickamauga.
December 1, 1876 After two weeks of public hearings the state "returning board" meets in secret session to decide the fate of votes in all counties. They disallow 13,211 votes for Tilden and 2,412 for Hayes.
Rutherford B. Hayes Ongoing on this day: