Friday, September 2, 2011

LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 17 [1862]

Friday night’s rains swelled Barren river out of its banks and carried away the pontoon bridge over the river at Bowling Green.  Railroad communication with Nashville is consequently suspended for the present. – the Ohio is rapidly rising.

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Tuesday Morning, March 18, 1862, p. 1

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