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Thursday, August 8, 2013

Saturday, August 8th, 1863

To day the boys are still at work pulling fodder in the lower field. The little Major [James Hall Sharp] is still sick. The little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] missed her chill and fever. Mother [Mahala Sharp Hall nee Roberts] came up and remained all night. I ground 17 bushels of corn. weather changeable and warm with indications of rain. Ther: 90°.

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