1863: “Then No Yankee Can Hear Me”

November 28, 1863

It has been gloomy all day. About 11 o’clock Ma thought it was too cold to rain and as it was very necessary that we should got to town we went, but it was very muddy and disagreeable. It rained very hard for about 2 hours and then stopped but it turned to freezing, and as we came home the ground was fast freezing.

We did what shopping we could and then went to Mrs. Crutcher’s. By half-past 2 it quit raining entirely.  Continue reading