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Wed 4 / Weather
I went to Town the Fedrels are hallling off all the rails
South of Town any where in reach The citizens & Negroes are
doing the same
It was verry cold in the morning Moderated in the evening
Wind in the East & cold Mary & Thomas was both in Town Thomass
bay Mare was stolen the night before & Jas Webster dun took
his gray Mare off to the Army

Jany 1865 Thurs 5 / drove sore back mule / Wagon mules pressed / Work / Army news / Dew & Neely

It was a little cold this morning the ground frose the Wind
N.W. in the [evening] turned warmer, & clouded up
I went to Town drove the old black Mule with a sore back
in the bugga & Meg went to Town with me We had a merry ride
of it Jack Pattons Mules & Wagon was pressed & taken to hall
rails from the Citizens South of Town they are ruining the
Country & that seems to be the order of the day We are not
doing much of any thing, trying to live but it is verry hard
work. Our young stock of hogs all killed & every thing else
News that Genl Hood has not ctossed the Tenn river and all
hands are after him down the river in full chase Genl Lee is
made Commander in Chief of the Southern Armys Westly, Newton
Dew & Whit Neely sent to Nashville

Fri 6 / Weather / Robing

This morning is cloudy & like to rain it rained some last night
the Wind is in the South. Old Mrs Vaughn was robed & shot in
the foot. Jim took a bag of corn out of the Crib Granville A.

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