Thursday, November 21, 2013

October 30, 1863

October 30, 1863

—An unidentified war correspondent writes about a development out on the frontier of the Southwest, in the heavily Unionist part of Arkansas:

    October 30.—Unconditional Unionists, representing twenty counties of Western Arkansas, held a convention at Fort Smith, at which patriotic speeches were made, resolutions adopted, and Colonel Johnson of the First Arkansas infantry, nominated to represent that district in the Congress of the United States. . . .

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