Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Col. Harvey Brown . . .

. . . Commandant at Fort Pickens, is in New York on Furlough on account of Ill health.  Gen. Bragg took advantage of the Colonel’s absence to achieve a “rebel triumph;” that is to say he retired, or, in other words, took up a position further in the interior.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, March 22, 1862, p. 4

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