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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Saturday, April 6th, 1861

To day Charley Lund, Sam Sharp, Ed Jones & myself hoisted the confederate flag on the top of a 30 foot pole and it placed on the top of the Ware house, where it now floats to the breeze, the emblem of the free. The river commenced rising very fast. weather changable & rather cool.

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