Saturday, June 9, 2012

Monday, June 9th, 1862

To day I made the boys move the desks & papers belonging to the Provost Marshal's office to the little house belonging to Wm. Meyer which I have rented for an office and which will make a very pleasant one. One of Capt. Cook's men died and his remains was carried over on the cars. Boys engaged storing freight. My Pet Fawn has entirely recovered. Charley Lund left on the cars for Houston. weather clear & hot. Ther: at 95°.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Sunday, June 8th, 1862

To day I am compelled to be in the Provost Marshal's office granting permits etc. Sam Sharp & Nellie returned from their visit across the river. Fawn is still improving. weather clear & hot. Ther: 90°.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Saturday, June 7th, 1862

To day I am busy in the conscript office. The steamer Ruthven arrived from Galveston with a heavy freight and the boys are busy storing it away in the ware house. Sam & Nellie* left in the buggy on a visit to West Liberty. Charley Lund went off to a fish fry, leaving me all alone in the office to transact all kinds of business. My pet babe Fawn is still improving. weather clear & hot. Ther: 93°. [*Sam & Nellie are 2nd great-grandparents of the Keeper of this blog . . . Nellie's mother (referred to as Mrs. Beale in this Journal) lived in West Liberty]

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Friday, June 6th, 1862

To day I am busy in my office. Charley Lund arrived home from Austin. Boys at work on the fence. Fawn still improving. weather clear & very hot. Ther. standing at 90°.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Thursday, June 5th, 1862

To day I am very busy in my office. My lil babe Fawn is recovering from her sickness. Boys worked a little on my fence, which will be completed in the course of human events, maybe. weather clear & very warm. Ther: 85°.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Wednesday, June 4th, 1862

To day I am very busy in my office. Sam Sharp* with the boys are still busy storing freight in the ware house. weather clear & hot. Ther: 89°. Fawn is very much indisposed. [*Sam Sharp is the 2nd great-grandpa of the Keeper of this blog about the war between the states.]

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Tuesday, June 3rd, 1862

To day I am busy conscripting & attending to the Provost Marshal's office. Sam with the boys are engaged in storing freight at the ware house. weather clear & very hot. Ther. 89°.