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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Friday, April 18th, 1862

To day the Steamer Ruthven left for Galveston and Capt. J. Wrigley left on her. Business very dull. Sam* [Samuel Houston Sharp] is making out a/c's. The boys are still at work on the fence. at night I was compelled to turn out on patrol service. weather changeable & light showers of rain. at night it was pitch dark & very disagreeable with a very hard rain coming down in perfect torrents.

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

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