Friday, October 14, 2011

Monday, October 14th, 1861

To day the Steamer Ruthven left for Galveston, with the cannon carriages for the Confederate States army at Galveston. James Wrigley arrived home from Houston on the cars. He & 67 other members of the Liberty Guards were sworn into the services of the Government for 6 months, to be stationed at Galveston. Business very brisk in the way of selling goods. Nothing doing on my house. weather changeable with prospect of rain.

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