Monday, January 21, 2013

1863 January 8 "Hopedale," Albemarle County,Va.

[from the diary of Mary S. Boyden, daughter of the Rev. Ebenezer Boyden, Rector of Walker's Church, Cismont, Va.]

Saturday 8th, A sleety, dreadful day - But sent
the carriage for Ma - She came & Father had a
terrible headache - They had a delightful little
visit.  Hanson was looking & doing very well
-O that peace would come!  May God hasten
it in his own good time!

D. Hanson Boyden was serving with the Charlottesville Artillery (Carrington's Company of the Virginia Light Artillery)

MSS 4288

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