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June 21-23, 1863

Sunday, June 21, 1863.

rather showery i went to church in the afternoon herd a very good sermon we all are so thankful that our boyes are all hom again bible class cosed this evening

Monday 22

the attendance was very large we closed to meet in october if we are spared sue stayed with me all night and went out […] this morning Nellie

Tuesday 23

was up here a little while i feel so worried about Father we had a very happy meeting to night Johns lead the meeting everyone semed to

Annotation 1

Emilie was right to worry about her father’s safety, as rebel soldiers kidnapped hundreds of free blacks and sold them into slavery in June and July 1863. Harrold, Border War, 209-210.


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