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General Ambrose Burnside Suspends the Publication of the Chicago Times

By June 1, 1863

General Ambrose Burnside of the Union Army orders the suspension of the publication of the Chicago Times on account of repeated expression of disloyal and incendiary sentiments. President Lincoln rescinds Burnside’s order three days later.


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