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 — February 22 – February 28, 1861

Posted on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson kept a daily journal for the year 1861.
Here are some of her entries:
February 22 (Fri.): Busy till 11 o’clock when Sallie and I went to the corner to see the […]

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150 years ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — February 15 – 21, 1851

Posted on Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson kept a daily journal for the year 1861.
Here are some of her entries:
February 15 (Fri.): Snowy and very disagreeable all day. Rode downtown in the morning. Made a few purchases. […]

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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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