Posted by : Tina Easley

Transcribed by Rick Kirby

Thank You !


Yesterday’s yellow fever reports show 183 new cases of yellow fever and 29 deaths in New Orleans, 34 deaths in Memphis, 92 new deaths in Baton Rouge (since Saturday), and 14 new cases and 9 deaths in Chattanooga. The fever continues to spread in the country districts, and is now epidemic in Helena, Arkansas.

OCTOBER 15, 1878