Saturday, February 2, 1861

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Army Events:

Operation: Charleston Harbor, SC December 20, 1860 - April 14, 1861
Operation: Fort Humboldt, CA January 16 - May 18, 1861

(Source: Compendium of the War of the Rebellion Vol. I, p. 660-991. Frederick H. Dyer.)

Additional Information:

Kentucky Senate passes, by a vote of 25 to 11, resolutions appealing to the Southern States to stop the revolution, protesting against Federal coercion, and providing that the legislature reassemble on April 24th to hear the responses from sister States. The Senate also favors making an application to call a national Convention for proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States. And the Senate, by a vote of 25 to 14, declares it expedient at this time to call a State Convention.

(Source: The Political History of the United States of America During the Great Rebellion 1860-1865. p. 2-47. Edward McPherson.)
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