Basil H. Molineaux Diaries

May 12th - 14th, 1865 diary transcription

1865
May 12th
Rced 8 month pay
today up to 30th April 1865 160.00

Back pay 10.80
4th Inst [institution?] bounty 50.00
$ 220.80

I met with an adventure
caught a lot of [crossed out]
thats so Gy [illeg. - gorry?] Called on [illeg.] on it
last night

May 13th
This is most a Grand
delightful morning, so
pleasant, cool & nice

2nd Div [division] Gen Andrew
arriving this morn 76th
Lees along are from
selma, ala.

This had been a busy day
here in city. City is full
rapidly filling up. Stores occupied

Transcription by Social Studies Students at Rock Island High School


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