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July 24-26, 1863

Friday, July 24, 1863.

very pleasant day i stoped to […] Nellie then spent the afternoon in at 16th Walnut about five Nellie + i went up to whites and staid untill meeting time i

Saturday 25

spent quite a pleasent visit i had the pleasure of seeing some rebels that were opisite home all day not very well

Sunday 26

very pleasent i went to church all day had a stranger to preach for us in the after noon in the evening Nellie Cristy and i went

Annotation 1

It is possible Emilie caught a glimpse of Confederate prisoners who were sent to Fort Mifflin, seated on the Delaware River. Fort Mifflin served as a prison during the Civil War.  Jeffrey D. Wert,  Fort Mifflin, 116-118.


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