Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Com. Foote Ready to Attack Ft. Pillow


A Special Dispatch from Washington to the Bulletin says that a dispatch was received by the War Department this morning, from Com. Foote, saying he is ready to attack Fort Pillow, having succeeded in getting a position for his gun boats on the river below the Fort. He has no doubt of success.

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Thursday Morning, April 17, 1862, p 1

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