I did not go to Ringwood because they had the party Thursday night instead of Friday. Eugene Swan and Irving Green went. May Frothingham went with Adin Swan. I was over to Frothinghams’s Tuesday night. I board at Mr. Ager’s.
One year yesterday, May came home. I wish she were here now. She said in her last that she would come next spring. Albert Alexander got home Friday 7th. He was up here and took dinner yesterday. He looks better than he did when he went away, he has fleshed up some. Yesterday afternoon Sophronia … Continue reading October 9th, 1864, Sunday
I had a letter from John Gale last night. I shall answer it soon. I have just written to Moses Frazier, John is writing now. Mother and Sophronia have gone down to Frothinghams’s this afternoon. They were not at home yesterday so Mother went down to Aunt Eliza’s. Eugene Swan was over here last night. … Continue reading September 2nd, 1864, Friday
It is going to be a very warm day. The thermometer is up to 110° and it is only a little past nine. We girls did manage to go down to Mr. George Swan’s but we had awful bad luck. Broke the tire going down just as we got about half way there. We had … Continue reading Hebron, August 14th, 1864, Sunday
I am nearly sick. I saw the Dr. Friday night. He gave me some powders to be taken every 4th night. I took one last night and it has made me feel worse. Anna Swan and I took Sophronia and Georgia Hodge up to the depot Thursday night. We had a gay time. We went … Continue reading Hebron, July 24th, 1864, Sunday
Anna Swan came up here Tuesday morning and is going to stay till Saturday night or Sunday. Eugene Swan was here to dinner Tuesday. We had very heavy thunder showers Sunday night, Monday and Tuesday. William Swan was here to dinner Sunday. Yesterday afternoon Anna Swan, Soph and I went over to Carrie Green’s. At … Continue reading July 21st, 1864, Thursday
I had a letter from May yesterday dated the 7th and Soph had one written the day before the 4th. She wrote to me that she never had so miserable a time as she had the 4th, said she could have enjoyed herself better in “Dad’s barn.” Last Sunday Aunt Eliza, Albert Alexander and Uncle … Continue reading Hebron, July 14th, 1864, Thursday