Saturday, January 24, 2015

Tuesday, January 24th, 1865

To day the boys are at work hauling fire wood. James C. Roberts & Lieut. Barlow came up from the camp and spent the day with us. Hicks ground 5 bushels of wheat. Charley Hall spent the day with us. Weather clear and cold with a hard frost and freeze at night.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Monday, January 23rd, 1865

To day the boys are at work in the lower field. J.C. Roberts & Lieut. Barlow left for Camp. Hicks ground 10 bushels of wheat & 12 bushels of corn. Five soldiers stopped for the night who are very shabby fellows to say the least of it. Weather clear & cold, with a hard freeze at night.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Sunday, January 22nd, 1865

To day the little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp], children & I rode down to Mothers [Mahala Sharp Hall nee Roberts] & spent the day. James Roberts and Lieut. Barlow came home with us and spent the night. Weather changeable and cold with a hard freeze all day & night.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Saturday, January 21st, 1865

To day the boys are at work hauling fire wood. Hicks ground 20 bushels of corn and 5 bushels of wheat. The guard is still at the mill. At night three soldiers stopped with me. We all returned from Hall's bluff about noon. Weather cloudy & cold with a hard freeze at night.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Friday, January 20th, 1865

To day the boys are at work in the lower field. James Collins left for Crockett. The guard is still at the mill. Hicks ground 12 bushels of wheat. at night I rode down to Hall's bluff in my buggy to attend a ball given by Capt. Stubblefield. I danced one Cotillion for which I paid 10$. this closed my dancing. Weather cloudy and cold with a hard frost at night.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Thursday, January 19th, 1865

To day the boys are still at work in the lower field. The guard is still at the mill. Dr. Murchison & R. Pennington spent the day with me. James Collins came out from Crockett & stopped with me for the night. Hicks ground 12 bushels of wheat. Weather cloudy and cool.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Wednesday, January 18th, 1865

To day the boys are at work in the lower field. The guard are still at the mill. Nellie [Mary Alexandrien Sharp nee Lemaire] is still down at Mother's [Mahala Sharp Hall nee Roberts]. Hicks ground 10 bushels of wheat. Weather variable and cool.