Monday, September 27, 2010

Rebel steamer Bermuda Captured

WASHINGTON, May 4. – U S Steamer Mercedita on the 27th near Hole in the Wall captured the steamer Bermuda having 42,000 pounds of powder, seven field carriages, a number of cannon, swords, pistols, shells, fuses, cartridges &c. She was taken to Philadelphia for adjudication.

After the 1st of June all letters mailed in the United States for Nova Scotia will be required to be prepaid.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, May 10, 1862, p. 4

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