Saturday, May 4, 2013

Flood in the Potomac

FREDERICK, Md., Jan 23. – Officers from Hancock yesterday report the Potomac as having risen nearly twenty five feet within the past few days.  There is no possibility of crossing at present.

Jackson is supposed to be still at Romney.

Lander has fallen back to the mouth of Patterson creek near Cumberland.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, February 1, 1862, p. 4

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