Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Washington’s Birthday was . . .

. . . celebrated in St. Louis in the grandest style ever known in the West, and on the largest scale.  I procession representing all the trades and avocations, and seven miles long, marched through the principle streets.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, March 1, 1862, p. 2

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