Copyright © 2010 All rights reserved.

Search the Journal

Monday, August 19, 2013

Wednesday, August 19th, 1863

To day the boys are at work in the bottom field pulling hay. The little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] & children drove down to Mother's [Mahala Sharp Hall nee Roberts] in the buggy and there spent the day. I ground 5½ bushels of corn and 6 bushels of Rye. Sam [Samuel Houston Sharp] & I thrashed out two bushels of peas. Nellie's [Mary Alexandrien Sharp nee Lemaire] thumb is about well. Bill is still sick. weather clear & hot. Ther: 88°. Mr. Joseph Richardson of Liberty stopped for the night at my house on his way to Magnolia.

No comments: