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Happy New Year~ New Year's Day ~ 1865

Happy New Year, 1865 Style

In the Confederacy, food is in short supply in many places. Many mourn and worry about the immediate future. The most popular lady’s magazine hopes for more readers and the coming of better times. 1,943 more words

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Goodbye Old 1864~ December ~ the 30th and 31st

Goodbye Old 1864 ~ Elisha Hunt Rhodes

Soldiers and civilians, North and South, bid the old year adieu and ponder what 1865 may hold.

December 30– Friday– Savannah, Georgia– “I received a most disagreeable order just now, that we must move tomorrow at seven o’clock, to take up a new encampment on the north side of the river. 1,871 more words

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Rembrance of things past: I just found my diary for 2010

The great diarists manage to record the events of their daily lives while at the same time giving a valuable insight into the political and social climate of their times. 679 more words

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