Monday, January 28, 2013


FREEPORT, Ill., April 10. – The grocery store owned by A. H. Altemirer, on Galena street, was destroyed by fire last night.  Goods mostly saved.  Loss about $3,000.  No insurance.  Work of an incendiary.

– Published in the Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, April 12, 1862, p. 3

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