A partial eclipse of the Sun is visible in northwestern North America

A partial eclipse of the sun was visible across the northwestern area of the United States, west of a line between Galveston, Texas and westernmost Lake Superior.  It began in the late afternoon and ended around nine o'clock in the evening. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
The National Almanac and Annual Record for the Year 1864 (Philadelphia, PA: George W. Childs, 1863), 9.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Science/Technology
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