August Was a Quiet Month for Soldiers

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August Was a Quiet Month for Soldiers
August 25, 2013
By JON-ERIK GILOT For the Sunday News-Register , The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register
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Editor's Note: This article is part of an occasional series on the Civil War sesquicentennial provided by members of the Wheeling Civil War 150 Committee.

By Aug. 1, 1863, it seemed as though Wheeling residents could at long last breathe a sigh of relief. July had been taxing on the nerves - battles, raids and riots dominated the headlines for much of the month.

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