Saturday, March 31, 2012

Monday, March 31, 1862

To day I went up town to attend the election of town officers. Business dull. The boys at work on the fence. weather changeable & showery.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Sunday, March 30th, 1862

To day Sam H. Sharp and his wife* commenced to live with me permanently. I am at home reading. weather changeable & warm. [*This Sam and his wife are 2nd great-grandparents of the Keeper of this blog.]

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Saturday, March 29th, 1862

To day I went up town and fully organized the Company of Malitia for Beat No. 3 in Liberty Co. and then put it through the school of the soldier. Business dull. The boys are working on my fence. weather changeable and warm.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Friday, March 28th, 1862

To day Sam H. Sharp* arrived with the little wagon & mules (bringing a negro boy with him) after a protracted absence of over three months. he however having been detained by sickness. Charley Lund also arrived on the Cars from Houston. Business dull. Bob still confined. Bill at work on the fence. weather changeable and warm. [*This Samuel Houston Sharp is a 2nd great-grandpa of the Keeper of this blog.]

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Thursday, March 27th, 1862

To day the steamer Ruthven arrived with some little freight. I am busy in the ware house storing it away. business otherwise very dull. Bob still confined. weather changeable and warm.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Wednesday, March 26th, 1862

To day Capt. E.B. Pickett, with his cavalry company, left on the cars for Houston in route to the place of rendezvous. Business very dull. Bob still confined. Bill at work on the fence. weather clear & very warm.

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Tuesday, March 25th, 1862

To day I made the boys kill 5 hogs. Bob is not able to work as yet. Charley Lund left on the cars for Houston. But little doing in the way of business. In the evening I visited the town. weather changeable & rather warm.