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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Saturday, August 10th, 1861

To day I went up to the mill in company with Father and found J. Harwell my miller busy grinding corn. he is still however in feeble health. In the evening I returned to Father's and employed myself in repairing my saddle. weather clear & good hot.

1 comment:

benotforgot said...

On this date in 1861 . . . the war enters Missouri when a band of raw Confederate troops defeat Union forces in the southwestern part of the state at the Battle of Wilson's Creek . . .