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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Friday, December 27th, 1861

To day I am at the Ware house with but little doing. The Str Ruthven left for Galveston. weather changeable with drizzling rain & pretty cold.

1 comment:

BeNotForgot said...

December 27. -- A United States war steamer arrived and anchored outside. At 7 p.m. the wind increased gradually. Boats were observed during the afternoon pulling from the steamer to the Santee. At anchor now outside the bar. U.S. frigate Santee, a bark-rigged vessel, and a war steamer. Neptune went into the channel. Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion. Series 1, Volume 17. Page: 171