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Saturday, April 7, 2012

Monday, April 7th, 1862

To day I am busy working on the war tax rolls. The steamer Ruthven arrived from Galveston with but little freight. Sam* [Samuel Houston Sharp] is engaged in the ware house. The boys are at work on the fence. at night I was compelled to turn out on patrol duty. weather cloudy and a very hard rain throughout the night.

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

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