Friday, April 6, 2012

More Rebels Captured --- A “Rumbling” heard at Cairo

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 27. – Col. Wood’s cavalry has driven the enemy out of Dent, Texas, and Howell counties, Missouri and taken 60 rebel prisoners.

A Cairo Dispatch says heavy rumbling explo[sions were heard yesterday in the direction of Columbus. The enemy are supposed to be blowing up their entrenchments.]

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, March 1, 1862, p. 3, the end of this article, at the bottom of the page was cut off.  The text in brackets was published in the article “From St. Louis,” which appeared in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Friday Morning, February 28, 1862, p. 1

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