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Monday, February 16, 2015

Thursday, February 16th, 1865

To day John is at work on the levee. James Roberts, Mother [Mahala* Sharp Hall nee Roberts], & Nellie* [Mary Alexandrien Sharp nee Lemaire] came up and Roberts left for Crockett. Col. John Smith & 3 soldiers stopped for dinner. Mother & Nellie left for home. Hicks ground 11 bushels of wheat & 10 bushels of corn. Weather clear & rather warm for the season.

*This Mahala is a 3rd great-grandma to the Keeper of this family history blog. Nellie is a 2nd great-grandma, and is Mahala's daughter-in-law.

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