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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Friday, April 12th, 1861

To day the Steamer Ruthven went over the river to take the freight off of the steamer Lone Star. I dined on board the Ruthven with George Gordon. weather clear & pleasant.

1 comment:

benotforgot said...

On this date in 1861 . . . the American Civil War begins with the bombardment of Fort Sumter, South Carolina . . .