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April 13-15, 1865

Thursday, April 13, 1865

very Pleasent Miss Janice started for Baltimore this morning in Concequence i did not get to the […] al lesson spent most of the evening home

Friday, April 14, 1865

to day is the day we Celebrate the soldiers Parrade a flag was presented to the reggiment by the banneker very Plesent it every body seemed to have a holidy

Saturday, April 15, 1865

very sad newes was received this morning of the murder of the President the city is in deep mourning we had a meeting of the association


One Response to “April 13-15, 1865”

  1. January 7, 2013 at 10:45 AM #

    I’m writing a book called *Mourning Lincoln,* about personal responses to the assassination, and used the originals of Emilie Davis’s 1865 diary before this website existed. The transcriptions and annotations here have been wonderfully helpful and illuminating indeed. What a terrific project!

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