Civil War Diaries, August 31, 1862

Ashley Carpenter Diary Entry:

“Aug. 31  The morning dawned heralded by a shower.  Attended divine service in the morning at Baptist Church and at the Methodist in the evening & spent the night in a ware house on a pile of corn.”

Hiram Leonard Diary Entry:

31st Sunday  A cloudy damp day with several showers during the day & some thunder.  I did my choars went to the office after breckfust came back about 9 & choared round the house wrote some etc called at Hoyts & Wrays in evening came home about 9 & went to bed about sick, Wrays wife & sister came over about noon & picked up things a little & put them away so as to clean house to moove in when Wray comes back.”


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