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March 7, 12 & 26, 1867

Mar. 7th, 1867  took Ellin [1] Home & took 9 Doz Eggs  let Dave [1]  Have one doz and sold 8 doz for 10 cts per Doz to Linscott(?) 54 more words

Family Life On The Farm

September 21, 1865

At 18 years of age, Maggie apparently was her own woman, as Isaac relates in the next journal passage.

Thursday, September 21, 1865  Went to Washington… 112 more words

Family Life On The Farm

Frank Eber


Frank Eber was raised in Europe and was mentored by Italian master painter Renato Casaro in 1994-95. In the ’80s and ’90s Frank worked as a professional illustrator and as a portrait artist by commission. 237 more words

Global manufacturer plans to revive the cork Down Under

WHEN CorkGuard Closures Ltd introduced SmartCork to the market it knew the Australian wine industry would be tough to crack because of its preference for screwcap. 532 more words


July 5, 1865

The soldiers hear that they are finally going home.

4 miles S E of Louisville  K.Y.  Wednesday, July 5, 1865   Very Warm and dry   A patch of oats is being harvested close by our camp   there is considerable meadow land around here and haying has been going on ever since we have been here   the Soldiers try their hand at haying and harvesting a little but their work don’t amount to much   I tried it a little just a few minutes   didnt see any fun in it   recd a letter from and wrote to David   the order to muster out all the army of the Tenn was read to our reg   the boys were in high glee and manifested their delight by loud and frequent cheers   an abolitionist undertook to preach Nigger Equality  boys Stoned him and made him quit   Ralston was very drunk also   some other of our boys slightly intoxicated


Eric Wiegardt


Eric Wiegardt AWS DF, NWS  has taught over 5,000 watercolorists his popular “Secrets of Painting Loose” workshops . Over 4,000 original paintings have been collected privately and corporately. 259 more words

May 27, 1865

Saturday, May 27, 1865  5 miles north of Washington D C  Rained all night and looks very little like clearing off   as yet we have not policed our camp yet on account of the rain  we are all laying around our chebangs   sadly in want of something amusing or instructive with which to while away the long hours   I wrote to David… 92 more words