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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Friday, September 6th, 1861

To day I went fishing with very poor success. Mrs. Leaverton & Laura are still at Fathers and contemplate remaining for the day. weather changeable & warm.

1 comment:

benotforgot said...

On this date in 1861 . . . forces under Union General Ulysses S. Grant bloodlessly capture Paducah, Kentucky, which gives the Union control of the mouth of the Tennessee River . . .