Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Friday, July 10th, 1863

To day the boys are still at work on the mill levee. John returned from Corley's gin with a load of cotton 5 bales. one of his oxen fell from the Hurricane bayou bridge and was seriously hurt. Mother [Mahala Sharp Hall nee Roberts] and Toby [Horace Oscar Hall] came up to the house to see the children who are still sick. Billy Stewart left for Crockett. I ground 3 bushels of corn. weather cloudy and warm with occasional showers of rain. Ther: 88°.

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