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 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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150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson wrote — January 29 – February 6, 1861

Posted on Monday, January 31st, 2011

150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson kept a daily journal for the year 1861. Here are some of her entries:
January 31 (Thur.): Husband, George[1], Caroline[2], Sallie and self went to hear Mr. Murdock read.[3] Met Mr. […]

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