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Monday, July 16, 2012

Wednesday, July 16th, 1862

To day I am engaged in the office. The steamer Ruthven arrived from and departed for Galveston. The boys are at work for the Corporation in getting out timber for the convent bridge and in hauling the same. Charley & Sleepy are still at work pulling fodder. I purchased from Jack McKim 54 lbs. bacon. Lieut. E.L. Jones left on the cars for Houston in route for Camp Waul. weather changeable & hot, with a shower of rain at night. Ther. 90°.

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