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Steam boat burns on the Upper Red River in Arkansas

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01/20/1860
On the Upper Red River in Arkansas, the steamboat Cam Howell was destroyed by fire, taking with it 760 bales of cotton and tons of animal hides. No-one was reported killed.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Francis Vincent, Vincent's Semi-Annual United States Register.... 1st of January and 1st of July, 1860 (Philadelphia: Francis Vincent, 1860), 51.

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