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War and Politics Feed on Each Other as the National Elections Loom

Military operations are conditioned by the approaching Northern Election Campaign.

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Politics and Destruction Threaten the Confederacy

Generals Sherman, McClellan and Sheridan play major roles this week in the Civil War.

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The Grip of Federal Armies Tightens

Union Generals Sherman and Sheridan Come to the Fore

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Anaconda Comes to Life

Large Scale Military Operations Begin Over the South

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