Basil H. Molineaux Diaries

May 29th - June 2nd, 1865 diary transcription

Monday 29th May 1865,
One Beautiful Morning
Cool last night, was quite
cool + nice to sleep and
I played well at my show,
not knowing anything until
broad daylight

30th Tuesday
Has been a very pleasant
day. I took a horseback
ride this evening late

31st
I was taken quite sick
during last night and
am confined to room
today, fasting my
old complaint
Rced [received] Letters to day from
Father, Mother, Sister
+ Bro Taylor Balt;
dressed my self about
8 Oclock and took little
walk for some Crackers +Tea

Transcription by Social Studies Students at Rock Island High School


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