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What Happened Today, 22 May

1861/05/22Captain Robert Ritchie, senior officer present at the Bay of Panama, reported that he had ordered USS Cyane, Commander Bissell, presently at Acapulco, to cruise between that port and Manzanilla, as a result of a notification by the Pacific Mail Steamship Company of the presence of privateers in the area. Captain Ritchie intended to send USS Narragansett, Captain Hunt, to relieve Cyane, which would resupply in the Bay of Panama, and proceed to Callao in place of Narragansett. (ORN)
1863/05/22Oliver A. Browne, 15th Inf., wrote in his diary (more)
1865/05/22William Wells assumed command of the 3rd Cavalry Division (more)
1865/05/22Eugene W. Rolfe, 3rd Battery, wrote in his diary (more)
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