Friday, August 2, 2013

It is said that . . .

. . . ing to the secesh reputation of Dubuque, it was thought impolitic and unsafe for the steamer bound up the river with a load of Confederate Prisoners, to make a landing at that place. – Gate City.

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Wednesday Morning, May 7, 1862, p. 2

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