Monday, June 24, 2013

Wednesday, June 24th, 1863

To day I stopped the boys from splitting rails to fix the fence around the little field in front of the house. John returned from Corley's gin with one load of cotton (7 bales). Sam [Samuel Houston Sharp] rode Gladiator down to Mother's [Mahala Sharp Hall nee Roberts] & back. I ground 31½ bushels of corn. weather cloudy & rainy nearly all day which gave us a good head in the mill pond. Ther: standing at 80°.

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