Sunday, May 28, 1865
very cloudy all day i have bin quite under the weather all day out in the morning did not go to church in the afternoon vincent come up in the evening
Monday, May 29, 1865
quite Pleasent i have bin busy as usol i was agreeably surprised to day last as i was going upstairs tom come walking in he has bin discharged in the evening Nell
Tuesday, May 30, 1865
and i went to school only a few out meeting at mrs baliums quite a good turn out Nell was not there
On May 23 and 24, 1865, the Grand Review of the Armies occurred in Washington, D.C. The last substantial Confederate holding surrendered to Union forces on May 26, 1865. Discharge of soldiers began after the reviews.