Saturday, September 3, 2011

Tuesday, September 3rd, 1861

To day the little woman and I with the children went in the buggy to the bluff and spent the day with Capt. Stubblefield & wife. we returned to Father's in the evening. weather clear & hot.

Friday, September 2, 2011

Monday, September 2nd, 1861

To day I went fishing with poor luck or rather with fisherman's luck. Father killed a beef and I enjoyed a nice fresh steak with no little gusto. weather changeable and very hot.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Sunday, September 1st, 1861

To day John Harwell came down from the mill and I went fishing with fine success having caught a nice mess of perch. In the evening Harwell returned to the mill. weather changeable and very hot.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Saturday, August 31st, 1861

To day I felt some better and went up to the mill. John Harwell & Father went to Crockett. Mrs. Bird spent the day at Fathers and in the evening James McDonald & Charley Hall came out to spend the night. weather cloudy with occasional showers & very hot.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Friday, August 30th, 1861

To day Billy Stewart returned to Crockett. Mr. Leaverton came down and he & Father went to the bluff. I am still quite sick. weather clear & exceedingly hot.

Monday, August 29, 2011

Thursday, August 29th, 1861

To day I feel a little better and went fishing with Billy Stewart but in consequence of my becoming quite sick was compelled to return to the house. In the evening Father & Billy Stewart went to the bluff but they returned at night. weather clear & hot.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Wednesday, August 28th, 1861

To day I am still sick and taken with a severe neuralgic attack. Wm. A. Stewart came out from Crockett to see me and remained at Father's all night. weather clear & very hot.