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 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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150 Years Ago, Amanda Wilson Wrote: January 1-7, 1861

Posted on Sunday, January 2nd, 2011

Amanda Wilson, a 28-year-old Cincinnati woman, chronicled her daily life amid the chaos of the commencement of the Civil War. Excerpts from her 1861 journal will be posted every week, allowing Amanda to join us […]

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