Goldsboro Daily Argus, 23 January 1918.
Along with barbering and undertaking businesses, James Guess and his father Matthew apparently engaged in a little real estate speculation.
Manchester, VA. Thursday, May 11, 1865 Warm and Pleasant laid long in bed this morning the twentieth and fourteenth Corps’s marched for Washington City to day the fifteenth and Seventeenth Corps’ will probably start tomorrow I guess the Eastern troops don’t want us to prolong our stay here Shermans boys raised a big muss in Richmond last night my health which has been rather poor since we left Goldsboro is not so good today and I am afraid I wont stand this march very well boys of the Sixth and twenty fifth Iowa regs were over today Genl Halleck did not review Shermans army today nor will he tomorrow as he proposed I suppose our Genl Sherman thinks he knows when he wants his boys reviewed
On Wednesday, July 23rd, the Sheriff’s Office took a missing person report on Patsy Mitchell McMillan, a 49-year-old black woman. Miss McMillan lives at 414 East Hall Street, in Wallace but was last seen on July 4th at the bus terminal on Hwy. 99 more words
Monday, March 27, 1865 Am not well lay on my bunk most all day we get orders to fix up camp as we will probably remain in our present position during our stay at Goldsboro I am rather to much under the weather to fix up much to day many of the boys are busy writing I wish I was well enough to write but shall have to defer writing till I feel better which I guess will be soon as I got 5 large pills and 2 large quinine Powders this morning I don’t like our camp much as it is rather low and will be quite wet if it rains much