Wednesday, November 7, 2012

1862 November 8 farm near Savannah, Ohio

[from the diary of James Dinsmore Templeton, former musician and private in the 23rd Ohio]

Saturday, Nov. 8, 1862
Was up early  this
morning Saw Sam off
soon after daylight
left for home
Stopped in Savannah
short time went to
Olins  did not see E[?]
Thought to go to Olives[burg?]
but nearly gave it
up on ac't of the storm
wrote to Jennie but
about [2?] OClock P.M. started
but some difficulty
in getting through
with the Colt
arrived there about 8
oclock.  Went to the
choir meeting and found
Jennie & Will there
Snow this afternoon
Cloudy & cold.

MSS 10317

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