Basil H. Molineaux Diaries
June 9th - 13th, 1865 diary transcription
Friday 9th 1865 Excessively Hot today masons have a funeral procession, A.D. Bummp Sergt 6th Mich H.A. gone to Ft. Morgan on a S**ec [illeg.] walked up town and back very warm took wash all over and now feel sick with pains through my limbs. was too much fatigued to have walked was imprudent. Saturday 10th Rations to attend too [to] to day [today], and I feel quite - a[n]guish di**tagues [illeg.] drew some fresh Beet early this morning can of cherries opened nicely yesterday. Catfish is excellent Sunday 11th Robert our colored "cook" knocked off after breakfast. So we have no cook for dinner I am feeling quite slim, so warm. I fear I am going to be sick. but won't if I can help it. Sure, "the heated terem is upon us"
Transcription by Social Studies Students at Rock Island High School
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