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May 28-30, 1863

Thursday, May 28, 1863. lovely day liz and i went out visiting we went to call on miss fraler and mrs reed then went down to the [...] ing i went out to see mrs harris then went Friday 29 down to the concert it came off very well i have not heard a word from [...]

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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 27-29, 1863

Saturday, June 27, 1863. Nell had a letter from reading Sarah Thomas is married it seems like a dream but it is reality Nellie was up this morning i [...] there thi afternoon rach come in and plai Sunday 28 d [plaid] a little while lovely day i went to church Johns preached for us his [...]

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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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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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August 4-6, 1864

August, THURSDAY, 4, 1864. the evening with her she gave me a excellent tea wich is very rare out here i answerd maryes letter this evening i have had no time to Putter to day FRIDAY, 5. very warm to day the excitement still continues about the rebels the girls here over from shoemakers lane [...]

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Memoranda 1864 4

MEMORANDA. Tuesday November 1st 1864 today has bin a y[...] day 6000 slaves have bine Declard free in the State of Maryaland it has Bin generaly [...] had by our People the headquarters for the Colerd Troops was butifuly [...] the Soldiers Praded quite a holliaday [...] Nellie and i are to go to whites on thursday [...]

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February 15-17, 1865

Wednesday, February 15, 1865 very stormy both snowing and raining very hard walking to day Ellen did not get up the celebration was Postponed indeffinately Thursday, February 16, 1865 clear but very windy i went down home Ellen went to see Mr gibbs he was much better in the evening we went to hear Fredrick [...]

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April 1-3, 1865

Saturday, April 1, 1865 lovely morning home all Day in the evening i went Down home Nell and went out shoping EJ is quite sick with a cold Sunday, 2 beutiful morning i went to church we heard a very good Discours from one of the Students in the after noon Dr Jones held for [...]

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