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March 2-4, 1863

Monday, March 2, 1863. a nice class lovely day Nellie and Sue were here mary and her friend Sue went out to germantown today i went down to school tonight no teacher yet the fair comences tonight Tuesday 3 John simson came home with me last night meeting out to Clayes very few out quite [...]

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July 30- August 1, 1863

Thursday, July 30, 1863. Prevented us very busy all day at home very dull day in the evening i went up to buzards then around to Miss whom Mary is still sick Friday 31 to day is the eventful day they begin to Draft in the seventh ward Alfred and EJ are both drafted Mary [...]

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October 19-21, 1863

Monday, October 19, 1863. she is slept nicely I stoped to see mary she is still very ill i fear she will not get over this atacck Nellie and the girls spent the evening at seymours i Tuesday 20 felt so bad i did go Nell stoped in as she went up to the furneal [...]

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June 17-19, 1864

June, FRIDAY, 17, 1864. very warm to day i received a not from sarah saing Dave was Drafted in the Country i answered nells note this evening SATURDAY, 18. I have bin very buisy all day and not very well i went out a little while in the evening it is very unpleasent to go [...]

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February 24-26, 1865

Friday, February 24, 1865 nearly all the Sabbath shool children are serous lovely morning i went to have my expresssion [...] i had quite a Promenade on Chesnut St Vincent came up in the evening he seemed quit ansious about the Draft Saturday, February 25, 1865 lovely morning quite like Spring in the afternoon it [...]

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