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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Saturday, April 6th, 1861

To day Charley Lund, Sam* Sharp, Ed Jones & myself hoisted the confederate flag on the top of a 30 foot pole and it placed on the top of the Ware house, where it now floats to the breeze, the emblem of the free. The river commenced rising very fast. weather changable & rather cool.

 *This Sam is a 2nd great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history blog.

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