A Quiet Day at the White House

July 29, 1862

Congress is out of session.  Most congressmen have left town    No battles to report as Union troops outside prepare for new military initiative in northern Virginia and a reorganization of the forces there with the army on the peninsula commanded by General George B. McClellan to be withdrawn.  Confederate spy Belle Boyd is arrested in Virginia.

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