Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Mrs. Margaret D. Drips has been appointed . . .

. . . postmaster at Maquoketa, Jackson county, in this state, in the place of her husband Captain A. W. Drips, who was killed at the battle of Pea Ridge.

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Friday Morning, May 16, 1862, p. 2

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