This Day in Dayton, 27 August

From August 27 to August 31, 1861, Major John W. Blake held a series of enlistment meetings at Transitville (Buck Creek), Battle Ground, Montmorency [sic], Dayton, Stockwell, and West Point to raise a company of sharpshooters for the Union side of the Civil War. The meeting at Dayton was August 30 (Courier).

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