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June 15-17, 1863

Monday, June 15, 1863. i wrote a long letter to tomy and sent it to the office by Cristy i was out this afternoon and stoped at Nellie i saw a company of colerd recruit Tuesday 16 ts [recruits] they looked quite war like i was quite sick last night Nellie was up meeting at [...]  [...]

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June 18-20, 1863

Thursday, June 18, 1863. Exciting i ever witness we went to see the boyes start for harrisburg i left home about 11 o clock it was almost 12 when i came home this morning the first thing I heard Friday 19 was that the boyes had bin sent back i feel glad and sorry last [...]

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June 30- July 2, 1863

Tuesday, June 30, 1863. harrisburg the greates excitement Prevails I am all most sick worrin about father the city is considered in danger meeting at mrs o neils [...] feeling mr guy lead there seems to be a better spirit among Wednesday, July 1 our peopel the excitement is not quite so great to day Johns [...]

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July 3-5, 1863

Friday, July 3, 1863. Cristy did not com up last night Vincent cam home with me what i would if he was not about i do not kow Rube com up this morning he left about half Pas one for Saturday 4 st. louis colid soldiers has become quite a matter of course the fourth [...]

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July 9-11, 1863

Thursday, July 9, 1863. very dull day it rained rained hard soon after i went out i received a liter from Father to day i went around to marys i spent the Friday 10 evening with nell cristy did not com i have a letter from tomy cristy and st all [...] go past with recruits [...]

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Memoranda 1863 1

MEMORANDA I sent two letters up to harrisburg by harriet Chester I have one dollar of [...] I have written two letters to my sister and have received no answer Addel gordon called to see me and Friday last 20 i owe her a visit the first Sunday in every month i must cut the ends [...]

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Memoranda 1863 2

MEMORANDA. Wednsday the 17th 1863 will be rememberd by a great many of our People nearly all of our best young men left for the war but happily returned the next day un harmed Sarah Thomas was married on last Saturday the 20th of June Monday the 29th the most exciting day ever witness by [...]

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January 4-6, 1864

January, MONDAY, 4, 1864. very cold it comenced snowing this morning before [...] we had quite a snow storm sue was up and staid until school time I went down to school had a very nice school but we had no fire i had to hurry home soon TUESDAY, 5. quite cold to day I [...]

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March 28-30, 1864

March, MONDAY, 28, 1864. very interesting class it was at [...] quite Pleasent to day i went to Mr Livelys had a very nice lesson then went down to school Sue and vincent went to the fair TUESDAY, 29. i went down home and fitted sarahs dress then went to meeting had a very nice [...]

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April 15-17, 1864

April, FRIDAY, 15, 1864. them in their glory it seemed to be a free day beutiful morning i went out of errnd stoped at lizes and bustels J B had quite a Promanade SATURDAY, 16. clear for the first in three weeks but comenced to rain before my EJ i went and left my bonnets [...]

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