Saturday, December 8, 2012

The Potomac forces are advancing slowly . . .

. . . but they are leaving rebels in their rear, who are murdering out men, putting obstructions on the railroads, &c.  Fairfax appears to be the headquarters of these traitors.  The army should clear the country of such characters as it goes along.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, April 5, 1862, p. 1

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