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Monday, August 5, 2013

Wednesday, August 5th, 1863

To day the boys are still at work pulling fodder in the lower field. Fawn [Florence Mahala Hall], Conny and Jemima are still sick. The little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp] had a hard ague and fever. Mother [Mahala Sharp Hall nee Roberts] came up and spent the day with us. Sam [Samuel Houston Sharp] went fishing but with rather poor success. I ground 6 bushels of corn. weather changeable with a light shower of rain. Ther: 90°.

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