NP: June 17, 1864 Lowell Daily Citizen And News: The War News

   

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in June 1864

Editor’s Note: This article was transcribed by Ken Perdue.

THE WAR NEWS. There is no war bulletin this morning, from Secretary Stanton. Washington dispatches say it is probable that General Grant’s whole army effected a crossing of the James river before Wednesday evening. The enemy, at the last accounts, appeared to be entrenching between Malvern Hill and White Oak Swamp. It is believed in Washington that Gen. Smith’s corps have made an advance on Petersburg, and have succeeded in capturing the first line of defences.

Nothing later from Sherman, Hunter, or Sheridan.1

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  1. Lowell Daily Citizen And News, June 17, 1864

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