Wednesday, January 16, 2013

1862 December 30 "Hopedale," Albemarle County, Va.

[from the diary of Mary S. Boyden, daughter of the Reverend Ebenezer Boyden, rector of Walker's Church, now Grace Episcopal Church in Cismont, Va.]

Tuesday 30  Mr Cameron and Episcopal chaplain
from Maryland called in the rain today -He
has been absent from his regiment to recruit
his health, but, though not yet well he is return
=ing to it.  He seems a man of not a great deal
of intelligence, but very gentle, sweet, & of earnest
devoted piety - We were much pleased with him
on the whole.  Father returned with one of his
bad headaches.

MSS 4288

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