Tuesday, September 25, 2012

From Fortress Monroe

FORT MONROE, March 17, via BALTIMORE, 18. – Weather still unfavorable for repairing the telegraph cable.

All is quiet here.  Nothing has been heard from Norfolk.  No flags of truce have been received.  Much anxiety is felt for Corcoran and the Union prisoners.

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

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