Thursday, February 7, 2013

1863 February 4 "Hopedale," Albemarle County, Va.

[from the diary of Mary S. Boyden, daughter or the Rev. Ebenezer Boyden, rector of Walker's Church (later Christ Episcopal), Cismont, Va.]

Wednesday 4th  Sent for the doctor who said Maria's
attack was hysterical- Two soldiers came in this
morning for breakfast.  They are encamped between us
&Cobham - We had our meal in the chamber & asked
them right in - They appeared well pleased with their
visit - Bitter cold - Some hope of ice if it continues so

MSS 4288

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