1894: Captain Murray’s Branch

Middletown, Conn., May 1.–The Providence division of the commonweal army, 14 in number, reached here after a walk of 24 miles from South Manchester, Conn. Commander Murray reports hospitable treatment along the line and seemed pleased with his journey thus far. On arrival here they were given quarters for the night and a good supper. This ¬†morning they started for New Haven after enlisting some new recruits.

From the Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, the Evening News (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania), Tuesday, May 1, 1894.

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