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Monday, January 3, 2011

Thursday, January 3rd, 1861


This morning I mounted my celebrated horse Hawk, and bid adieu to all at Liberty, then started to see the loved ones at home [Houston County]. after riding 23 miles in great pain over bad roads I stoped at Grand Cane for the night. expenses $1.50. weather cloudy & extremely cold with a hard freeze at night.

1 comment:

benotforgot said...

On this date in 1861 . . . Delaware votes not to secede from the Union . . .