Thursday, December 29, 2011

Sunday, December 29th, 1861

To day I am engaged with 20 hands in removing the two cannons that arrived on yesterday from the cars to the steam boat landing. this was a pretty hard undertaking as we had no wagon to haul them but was compelled to rock? them on skids. as difficult as the undertaking was I however succeeded and placed safely on board the Steamer Ruthven to be carried to Galveston. weather clear with a slight frost at night.

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