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Saturday, March 30, 2013

Monday, March 30th, 1863

To day the boys commenced to brake up the lower field in order to plant corn. Sam [Samuel Houston Sharp] went out cow hunting, he had no success, except killing a fine turkey. Nellie [Mary Alexandrien Sharp nee Lemaire] & Toby [Horace Oscar Hall] came up from Mother's [Mahala Lee Sharp Hall nee Roberts] who is no better. they returned in the evening. I ground 18½ bushels of corn. weather clear with a strong wind blowing from the north. The wind however lulled and there was a hard frost at night. I fear it has killed all the fruit and had not the little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] covered up all the garden vegetables they must of necessity been killed too.

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