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What Happened Today, 4 December
DateEvent (Source)
1862/12/04J. C. Williams, 14th Regiment, wrote in his journal (more)
1862/12/04Oliver A. Browne, 15th Inf., wrote in his diary (more)
1864/12/04Portus Baxter Smith, 11th Regiment, made an entry in his journal. (more)
1864/12/04Eugene W. Rolfe, 3rd Battery, wrote in his diary (more)
1865/12/04Secretary Welles announced that the West India Squadron was to be re-established under Commodore James S. Palmer, in that area 'where we have so large a trade, owing to the proximity of the islands to our shores, it is essential that we cultivate friendly relations.' (NavHist)