Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi Hurricane, Sept 1860

The first track of the [second] Louisiana hurricane [of 1860], number 4, September 11 to 16, starts west of the southern tip of Florida. It traveled West North West then made a northward turn. It crossed the Louisiana coast slightly east of the same place as the August hurricane. It headed North North East where it dissipated over west central Alabama. This was a category 2 hurricane.

http://weather.unisys.com/hurricane/atlantic/1860

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Articles transcribed and submitted by Nancy Wright.