Civil War message opened, decoded: No...

Civil War message opened, decoded: No help coming

There are 1 comment on the The York Daily Record story from Dec 25, 2010, titled Civil War message opened, decoded: No help coming. In it, The York Daily Record reports that:

A glass vial stopped with a cork during the Civil War has been opened, revealing a coded message to the desperate Confederate commander in Vicksburg on the day the Mississippi city fell to Union forces 147 years ago.

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Kwanzaa Kenny from Kenya

New Freedom, PA

#1 Dec 25, 2010
Kenny thinks they missed one passage of the message, which reads: "Please send more dogs and cats at once - stop - also need more wallpaper paste & a jar of mustard - stop - If this message arrives past our 30 minute guaranteed delivery time use the enclosed bullet to shoot the messenger -stop- Please charge to our account and apply any reward points toward the wallpaper paste - stop - Think green - recyle this bottle"

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