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Old 02-10-2017, 11:37 AM
Jim's Son Jim's Son is offline
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Could be worse if you were traveling across Panama to reach the west coast quicker than sailing around Cape Horn. In 1852 Ulysses Grant was assigned to an army post in the Pacific Northwest. Crossing Panama, an outbreak of chloera killed 150 passengers.