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May 10 After his promotion, Lieut. Colonel Whitman completes his "Final Report on National Cemeteries and Burial Records." Over the course of three years, he oversaw the relocation of over 100,000 Union remains.

Report from EB Whitman
Cover page of Whitman's final report. Courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration.