Ellen Wallace Diary, 1861-1863

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20th of August 1863,

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January,

I set a hen this morning with 14 egg this is the 6th of January

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January 1, 1861

Humbly imploring the Grace of God to be my guide counselor, and comforter in the coming duties, trials, and perplexities of life. I now open my new book for a new year. To day Dr [Gish] called to see Alfred who has a sore throat. [???] Dr [???] called to see Alfred W Wallace is at the farm to night a very quiet day The 4, a day appointed by the President for fasting and prayer, on account of the distracted state of the country. The North and South, abolition and [Har?] South Carolina gone out of the Union, Lincoln the Republican candidate elected. W Wallace returned from the farm this evening, had a [???] killed while there, the family moderately well.

Sunday the 6. Robert [?] dined with us. [???] spent the night. Great political excitement in town to day, Union, or disunion, John Nelson dined here

The 8. The Cannon has fired a number of rounds in honor of the day. John Nelson spent the night here. W Wallace started to the farm to day. John Nelson dined here, W Wallace at the farm to night

The 9. W Wallace returned from the farm. Joe complaining of sore throat when he left. 10. A quiet day. 11. W Wallace at the farm to night

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