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Sunday, May 8, 2011

Wednesday, May 8th, 1861

To day George Gordon came up in command of the Steamer Ruthven, Capt. Peacock being sick and confined. I am engaged in the office and but little business doing. weather clear and warm.

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benotforgot said...

On this date in 1861 . . . Richmond, Virginia is named the capital of the Confederate States of America . . .