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Friday, May 6, 2011

Monday, May 6th, 1861

To day the steamer Lone Star passed down the river with a very light freight. T.W. Reed of Halls Bluff called to see me. from him I learn that my relatives up the country [in Houston County] are well. The river is now rising. weather changable & warm.

1 comment:

benotforgot said...

On this date in 1861 . . . Arkansas secedes from the Union . . .