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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Friday, July 26th, 1861

To day the Steamer Ruthven left for Galveston. In the evening George Gordon passed through town on a hand car just from New Orleans. The folks at home were still confined from sickness. James Wrigley has in a measure recovered from his indisposition. business dull. weather cloudy & hot. Ther : 89°

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benotforgot said...

On this date in 1861 . . . George B. McClellan assumes command of the Army of the Potomac following a disastrous Union defeat at the First Battle of Bull Run . . .