Bygones of Monroe:
Ball in Honor of Gen. Custer.
Quite a number of Young Ladies and Gents of Monroe had a Fancy Dress Ball at the Humphrey
House on Monday evening last, in honor of Gen. Geo. A. Custer, who has been visiting his home
and friends for a few days past. The costumes were nicely gotten up, representing the several
prominent nations and the olden times. The Ladies especially excelled in the beauty and taste
(Monroe Monitor, 30 Sep 1863/P3C1)