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Saturday, June 20, 2015

Tuesday, June 20th, 1865

To day I wrote a letter to W.P. Leaverton at Crockett and enclosed one in it for my little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp], urging her speedy departure from the mill to join me here. I am still at Booths. Weather clear & hot. Ther: 90°.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Monday, June 19th, 1865

To day will complete one month that I have been boarding with John Booth. Nothing as yet from home [Houston County]. Weather variable. Ther: 90°.











Thursday, June 18, 2015

Sunday, June 18th, 1865

To day I am still at Booths waiting as patiently as possible under the circumstances. Nothing yet from home [Houston County] however. Weather cloudy with occasional showers of rain. Ther: 85°.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Saturday, June 17th, 1865

To day I remained at Booths where I am still staying. Nothing yet from my little woman [Margaret Hall Stewart nee Sharp]. Time is dragging very heavy. Weather cloudy and warm with occasional showers of rain. Ther: 80°.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Friday, June 16th, 1865

To day I am still at Booths. Capt. Harrison & I rode down to horse shoe lake fishing we had pretty fair luck. Nothing yet from home [Houston County]. Weather variable with a light shower of rain. Ther: 86°.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Thursday, June 15th, 1865

To day I am still at Booths. Capt. Harrison and I went out black berry picking. we had splendid success. Nothing further from home [Houston County], though I am daily expecting the arrival of my family. Weather variable & warm. Ther: 85°.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Wednesday, June 14th, 1865

To day I am still at Booths, and about as gloomy no man ever became. I have been so long from home [Houston County] that in reality I am becoming home sick, and my prayer is for the safe arrival of my family. Weather changeable & warm. Ther: 84°.