Mobile, AL

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    City or Town
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    Alabama lighter capsizes in Mobile Bay during a squall and two men drown Crime/Disasters
    Alabama U.S. Attorney shoots down Alabama U.S. District Judge in the streets of Mobile. Crime/Disasters
    Alabama's African-Americans hold their First Freedmen's Convention at Mobile Slavery/Abolition
    American child prodigy pianist Willie Pape plays his first public concert in London Education/Culture
    Confederate sailors capture a Union steam tug towing a ship up the Mississippi to New Orleans Battles/Soldiers
    In Alabama, a steamboat burns on the Black Warrior River and several passengers lose their lives. Crime/Disasters
    In Alabama, the last Africa slaves transported and sold on United States soil landed on the Mobile River Slavery/Abolition
    In Alabama, the Union's capture of Spanish Fort makes the city of Mobile's fall only a matter of time Battles/Soldiers
    In an Atlantic hurricane, a passing ship rescues all the passengers and crew of a foundering vessel. Crime/Disasters
    In Mobile Bay, Alabama, U.S. naval forces win a comprehensive victory over the Confederate fleet Battles/Soldiers
    In Mobile, Alabama, deadly rioting disrupts a Republican public meeting and two die. Crime/Disasters
    In Mobile, Joe Cain and friends revive the city's traditional Mardi Gras celebrations with an irreverent parade Education/Culture
    Recently captured Mobile, Alabama is rocked with a massive explosion that kills hundreds Crime/Disasters
    - Stephen Douglas ends his presidential campaign with speeches in Georgia and Alabama Campaigns/Elections
    - Stephen Douglas makes his final campaign tour, through the Deep South Campaigns/Elections
    Stephen Douglas receives updates on election returns while in Mobile, Alabama Campaigns/Elections
    Transporting Union cavalry near Mobile, Alabama, a steamer hits a mine and sinks with loss of life Crime/Disasters
    Yellow Fever epidemic declared in Mobile, Alabama Crime/Disasters
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    Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, AL Location or Site
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