150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — July 4-11, 1861

Posted on Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — July 4 – 11, 1861
July 4th, 1861 (Thurs.): Beautiful weather for the ‘Military Parade’, and they made a fine appearance.[1] How proudly and yet how sadly I looked […]

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150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 20, 1861

Posted on Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 20, 1861
April 20 (Sat.): Commenced early as 8 to make the flag. Mrs. Folger and Mrs. Devon used their sewing machines.[1] Mrs. M., Mary, Anna, Em B., […]

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150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 19, 1861

Posted on Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

150 years ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 19, 1861
April 19 (Fri.): A rather pleasant day. Went down street early with Caroline and Mollie Morse to purchase materials for flag.[1] Could not find such as […]

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150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 16 – 18, 1861

Posted on Monday, April 18th, 2011

150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 16 – 18, 1861
April 16 (Tues.): A very disagreeable day. Home all morning feeling gloomy.[1] How soon may Husband and brother be taken![2] Tis hard, but God […]

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150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 14-15, 1861

Posted on Friday, April 15th, 2011

150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 14-15, 1861
April 14 (Sun.): A lovely day and it seems my heart would be sunshiny as the weather, were it not for clouds that are pouring over […]

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150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 13, 1861

Posted on Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

150 Years ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 13, 1861
April 13 (Sat.): No music lesson. Spent the day cleaning the house. Minnie came over in the afternoon. Latest news – war has really commenced.[1] God […]

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150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 12, 1861

Posted on Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 12, 1861
April 12 (Fri.): Sun peeked out and promised fair weather, but rain poured again by 11. Christiana, Sallie and I were going to Minnie’s but weather […]

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150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 8 – 11, 1861

Posted on Monday, April 11th, 2011

150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — Selected entries from Amanda Wilson’s 1861 Journal
April 8 (Mon.): Rain all day with the exception of an hour – until nearly ½ past 7 in the evening. Will […]

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150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 1 – 7, 1861

Posted on Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 1 – 7, 1861. Selected writings from Amanda Wilson’s Journal.
April 2 (Tues.): A hearty welcome, joyous spring with the buds and blossoms, sunshine and showers, and warbling […]

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150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — March 25 – 31, 1861.

Posted on Monday, March 28th, 2011

150 years ago Amanda Wilson wrote — March 25 – 31, 1861. Selected entries from Amanda Wilson’s 1861 journal.
March 25 (Mon.): A lovely day. Attended little Jennie Stevens’ funeral in the morning.[1] So young and […]

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