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Isaac S Storm: The Drowning of Galveston - Part VI: Haunted Summary & Analysis

Erik Larson
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Part VI: Haunted Summary and Analysis

The Storm

Moore issued a statement that after ravishing Galveston the storm had traveled north and had been diminished to just a moderate rainstorm. Moore was understating the true conditions again. The storm regained power over Oklahoma and traveled west resulting in a destructive windstorm over Ohio. The storm brought hurricane force winds to Chicago and Buffalo, killing several people in its wake. It caused vast communication problems by downing numerous telegraph poles throughout its path. The deadly storm continued on resulting in death and damage as far away as Newfoundland. It did not fully dissipate until it hit Siberia.

Galveston

Initially, there were 3,406 confirmed deaths. Another count in 1901 by the Morrison and Fourmy Company which published the city directory conducted its own count and asserted that there was an overall 8,124 loss of population due to the...

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