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Thursday, July 4, 2013

Saturday, July 4th, 1863

To day my hands with the two of Mr. Leaverton's and two from Mother's [Mahala Sharp Hall nee Roberts] are at work on the mill levee. Sam Sharp and I finished repairing the mill forebay. I was drafted in Crockett to serve with the Militia. Fawn [Florence Mahala Hall] is still sick and my son James [James Wrigley Hall] was taken with a chill and fever. Weather changeable and hot. Ther: 90°.

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