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Sunday, February 15, 2015

Wednesday, February 15th, 1865

To day John is engaged hauling wood. I finished repairing my saddle. James Roberts, Nellie* [Mary Alexandrien Sharp nee Lemaire], Burt [Roberta Downes Halyard nee Hall] & Toby [Horace Oscar Hall] all left for Mother's [Mahala* Sharp Hall nee Roberts]. Hicks ground 27 bushels of corn. At night Capt. McCown & 2 other soldiers stopped with me. Weather clear and pleasant.

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

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