Friday, July 18, 2008

The revivifying effects of Spring...

...are becoming evident in the increased business aspect of our streets, while merchants generally are rolling in their new supplies for spring trade and framers are thronging our streets with their surplus produce. Our artisans too are refitting and laying a foundation for a summer campaign. All in all, it appears that business men are getting tired of the cry “All quiet on the Potomac.”

– Published in The Union Sentinel, Osceola, Iowa, April 16, 1864

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