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September 13-15, 1863

Sunday, September 13, 1863.

escape last night the buggy was broken and they were thrown out but did not get hurt very Pleasent after the rain I went to church in the morning and heard a very

Monday 14

good sermon no church in the evening I had a letter EJ to informing me that alfred had gone to Cannada i am very sorry  Mary is still quite sick

Tuesday 15

very dull day i am almost tired of the country Barnes cam and no letter from […] i was disappointed i feel very ansious

Annotation 1

The purpose of Alfred’s trip to Canada is unclear; however, he was back in Philadelphia to enlist in the Navy on October 27, 1863. “The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System,”


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