Monday, June 30, 2008


The 12th Michigan, and 3d Minnisota [sic] have re-enlisted and, gone home on furlough.

The Steamer J. Patton was burned last night at Walker’s Bend, on the Mississippi river; loss $25000 to $30000.

Guerrillas are getting troublesome on the river.

Gen. H. H. Buckland is appointed to the command of the District of Menphis, and Gen. H. T. Ried [sic], assumes command of the District of Cairo.

A boy at Buffalo, being mistaken for a substitute trying to escape, was shot by one of the soldiers having the substitutes in charge.

– Published in The Union Sentinel, Osceola, Iowa, February 6, 1864

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