Saturday, April 7, 2012

Monday, April 7th, 1862

To day I am busy working on the war tax rolls. The steamer Ruthven arrived from Galveston with but little freight. Sam is engaged in the ware house. The boys are at work on the fence. at night I was compelled to turn out on patrol duty. weather cloudy and a very hard rain throughout the night.

Friday, April 6, 2012

Sunday, April 6th, 1862

To day I remained home writing up this journal. nothing to record. weather changeable and warm.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Saturday, April 5th, 1862

To day I went to town to drill the Malitia. In the evening I worked on the war tax rolls. The Boys finished putting up one string of fencing. weather changeable & warm.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Friday, April 4th, 1862

To day we are still at work on the war tax rolls. Sam* is busy making out a/c's. I sent the wagons down to Swilley's after corn and got 45 bushels which was all put into Capt. J. Wrigley's crib. Bill at work on the fence. The steamer Ruthven left for Galveston. weather changeable and warm. [*Sam is the 2nd great-grandpa of the Keeper of this blog]

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Thursday, April 3rd, 1862

To day the Steamer Ruthven arrived from Galveston with but little freight. I am busy making out the war tax rolls for Charley Lund. Sam is now attending the Store & warehouse. Boys at work on the fence making some little progress. weather changeable and rather warm.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Wednesday, April 2nd, 1862

To day Sam Mather came to see me and remained for dinner. Capt. McCardle's company of infantry arrived from Polk Co. in route for Houston & left on the Cars at night. I commenced working on the war tax rolls for Charley Lund. Boys engaged on the fence still & will complete it some time through out the year. weather cloudy & showery.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Tuesday, April 1st, 1862

To day I am engaged in the store. Business very dull. The boys still at work on the fences. weather changeable & showery.