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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Friday, June 26th, 1863

To day the boys finished working the bottom field. John came home from Corley's gin with another load of cotton 7 bales. Mr. Cox left for home. Sam [Samuel Houston Sharp] ground 6 bushels of wheat, when the mill dam broke and washed away about fifty feet of the levee. Mr. Keen came to mill and was compelled to remain all night in consequence of the high water in the creek occasioned by the braking of the levee. weather cloudy and showery with the Ther: at 82°.

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