Thursday, November 8, 2012

1862 November 9 Chapel Hill, N.C.

[from the diary of Eliza Oswald Hill, refugee from Wilmington, N.C.]

Sunday morning  Katie has returned from the office with Mr
Grabells papers & two letters--one from a Raleigh merchant the
other from Fred-Fred's says he has been ordered from Barbour
county -& they are to join Wirt Adams Cavalry--He seems
to fear being sent to a large army knowing he would
not fear[sic] as well--& see more hardships--Sarah received a
letter from him too--& Mrs Walters one from her son--

MSS 6960

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