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Friday, April 15, 2011

Monday, April 15th, 1861

To day the steamer Lucy Guin passed up the river with a good freight. The river is still rising. Dr. W.G.W. Jowers called to see me who looks in fine health and who is now doing busines for several houses in New Orleans. weather cloudy & very cold with a hard rain at night.

1 comment:

benotforgot said...

On this date in 1861 . . . President Abraham Lincoln issues a Proclamation calling for 75,000 men to confront in the South, "combinations too powerful to be suppressed in the ordinary way" . . .