Monday, June 17, 2013

NEW YORK, April 30, [1862]

A letter from Washington, received by one of our merchants yesterday, states that the most positive information had been received from the vicinity of Memphis, that immense quantities of cotton throughout that section of country have been destroyed and it is now beyond question that the long decided plan of the rebels is being put into active execution.

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Thursday Morning, May 1, 1862, p. 1

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