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 — 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 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 — 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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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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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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