Wednesday, October 25, 1865.
Beutiful Day the girls and i went over Jersey to Petersons funeral it was a very solemn funeral he was buried with military honors the baneker [Banneker] was represented
very fine Day i did not get out untill late in the evening Nell and i went to bustils and aunt Janes Nell gave me a rallyin shout not spending thursday evenings
with her she made me feel very bad concerning the Past + Cloudy all day raining in the evening George freeman stoped in a few minutes vincent
According to his death certificate, Theophilus T. Peterson, a corporal in the United States Colored Troops, 24th Regiment, Company H, died on August 27, 1865. Emilie learned of Corporal Peterson’s death soon after and entered it in her diary on August 29, 1865.