Friday, November 2, 2012

From Island No. 10

CAIRO, March 25. – Gunboat Conestoga just arrived.

There is no change in position of affairs at Island No. 10.  Mortars are firing irregularly – about once in an hour.  Rebels do not reply. – No signs of evacuation of the Island.  Enemy so far as can be discovered, are in full force both on the Island and on the main land.

River rising.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, March 29, 1862, p. 3

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