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 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 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 — March 8 – 14, 1861

Posted on Monday, March 7th, 2011

150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote –
A selection of her journal entires written exactly 150 years ago.
March 8 (Fri.): A very dusty windy day. Lizzie [German maid] left me. Rode to Fulton and found another […]

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150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote (February 8 – 14, 1861)

Posted on Sunday, February 6th, 2011

150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson wrote — Queen City Lady
Amanda Wilson kept a daily journal for the year 1861. Here are some of her entries:
February 8 (Fri.): One of the coldest days of the winter.[1] […]

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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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150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — January 22 – 31, 1861

Posted on Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote – January 22 – 31, 1861
The following are some of Amanda Wilson’s journal entries:
January 23 (Wed.): Fingers too sore to take music lesson. Have been rather unfortunate in regards […]

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