Thursday, January 5, 2017

Diary of Lieutenant-Colonel Rutherford B. Hayes: Monday, June 9, 1862

Flat Top Mountain. — Still cold weather. . . . Heard of the taking of Memphis after a battle of gunboats lasting an hour and twenty minutes. As reported it was a brilliant victory.

SOURCE: Charles Richard Williams, editor, Diary and Letters of Rutherford Birchard Hayes, Volume 2, p. 288

No comments: