Memphis, TN Steamer A T LACY Fire, Apr 1860

Burning of the Steamer A. T. Lacy

Thirteen Lives Lost

Memphis, Tenn., Friday, April 27.
The steamboat A. T. Lacy, Capt TAYLOR, from St. Louis for New-Orleans, was burned last night at the foot of Island No. 16. Her passengers and officers were saved with the exception of seven children and six of the crew, who are known to be lost. The boat and cargo are a total loss; the former was valued at $60,000, and insured for $40,000; the latter was valued at $120,060, and is insured. The books and papers were lost.

The New York Times, New York, NY 28 Apr 1860