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The Daily Crescent (LA)
The Daily Crescent (LA)
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Description: Hurricane Damage - Snedecor, Bell and Kennedy

Date: September 1 1848

Newspaper published in: New Orleans, LA

Source: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov

Page/Column: Page 2, Column 5

HURRICANE.—A destructive tornado passed through Greene county, Ala., west of Erie, on the 19th ult. It originated in Fork, not far from Forkland, and extended northeast, doing much injury to the plantations of Mr. Isaac Snedecor, Dr. Bushrod Bell, and Mr. Kennedy. New Prospect and Mount Zion Churches were also injured. Many horses, mules, and cattle, and a negro child belonging to Dr. Bell, were killed. Mr. Bell was seriously injured.

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