Monday, July 16, 2012

Wednesday, July 16, 1862

Mrs. Dawes returned to Marietta this morning.  Lucy dined at Mr. Burgess' and Kate took tea at A. S. Bailey's.  Lucy went to town on evening train.  News of the safe arrival of Gen. Curtis and his command 14,000 strong at Helena on the Mississippi.

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More about General Curtis and Helena here.

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