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May 7-9, 1865

Sunday, May 7, 1865

lovely morning i did not go out in the morning i sent a letter to sister on Teridge quite warm in the afternoon Doct Jones spoke in the evening i went to st Thomas quite a fraciss [fracas] at millies this evening

Monday,  May 8, 1865

raining all the morning in the evening i went to school very nice lesson after school i went to fair meeting very wet i missed Vincent had to come home by myself

Tuesday,  May 9, 1865

i feel very heavy all day the house in so much confusion that it woriyes me meeting at off […] Nell did go after meeting well Vincent and stoped at bustils stoped at nells


Annotation 1

St. Thomas Protestant Episcopal Church was located at Adelphi and Fifth Streets, between the East-West throughways of Locust and Walnut. The church was home to the Ladies’ Sanitary Association, the earliest relief organization begun by women of color to support the USCT. Catto, A Semi-Centenary Discourse, 107. Giesberg, Army at Home, 107-108.


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