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Sunday, November 20, 2011

Wednesday, November 20th, 1861


To day I left Houston on the cars and arrived home safe and sound. The Steamer Ruthven arrived from Galveston with James McDonald* on board. Business very dull. weather cloudy with occasional showers of rain.

*Nephew of Mahala. He was killed in Arkansas during the war between the states.


1 comment:

benotforgot said...

150 years ago today . . . on the 20th day of November in the year 1861 . . . secession ordinance is filed by Kentucky's Confederate government.