Thursday, March 5, 2009

Rebels in Iowa

Wisconsin Patriot - 27 July 1861
  Burlington, Iowa, July 18 -- The Hawkeye says a messenger arrived at Eddyville yesterday, bring news that 300 Rebel cavalry had invaded Appanoose county, Iowa.
  They are reported to have burned the towns of Milan, Mo., and Unionville, Iowa.  It was feared they would also burn Centerville, county seat of Appanoose county.
  The people are gathering up everything in the shape of arms.

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