Saturday, September 22, 2012

Monday Sept. 22, 1862

The day closes without news of or from Rufus.  The weary waiting for tidings, the anxious dread is terrible.  Hooker's division or whatever it may be called was in the hottest of the fight.  That is where Rufus was as Hooker was his commanding General.  The battle of Antietam of Wednesday last is said to have not been equalled since Waterloo.  
Kate has letters tonight from John and Andrew Williamson.  They both say that Marion is a prisoner among the Indians and is at Yellow Medicine.  Mr. Hunter, her husband was murdered.

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