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 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 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 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 – March 1 – 7, 1861

Posted on Monday, February 28th, 2011

150 Years ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — March 1, 7, 1861
Here are a some of Amanda Wilson’s journal entries:
March 1 (Fri.): A very warm day. Sewed and practiced until ½ past 9 when Caroline and […]

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150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — January 14 – 21, 1861

Posted on Thursday, January 20th, 2011

150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — January 14 – 21, 1861
January 16 (Wed.): Took music lesson.
January 17 (Thur.): Husband came home. Spent the day with Minnie. Little Georgie had a birthday and went with […]

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