Thursday, July 7, 2016

Diary of John Beauchamp Jones: October 23, 1862

The Gov. of Florida calls for aid, or he thinks his State will fall.

Albert Pike, writing from Texas, says if the Indian Territory be not attended to instantly, it will be lost.

Per contra, we have a rumor that Lee is recrossing the Potomac into Maryland.

SOURCE: John Beauchamp Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital, Volume 1, p. 175

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