Monday, May 3, 2010

May 3

May 3, 1861: A parade is held in the streets of Rochester as local volunteers responding to President Lincoln's call to arms head off by train to Elmira to join the 13th New York Infantry regiment. The regiment would not return to Rochester for nearly 2 years.

Sources and Further Reading:
  1. Levy, George; Tynan, Paul; Rochester History (2004) v66, no 3, pg 4

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