Basil H. Molineaux Diaries
August 20th - September 14th, 1865 diary transcription
Sunday August 20th 1865 Reced[received] a mile long letter from G.F.L. apprising me of Mothers trip to Baltimore She left Peoria Aug 8th 1865 22 Wrote to Bro George to Peoria short letter 24th Recieved two letters to day "Advertised" One from Sister St and one from Bro. Taylor Baltimore Md. 25 Wrote to Baltimore to Mother to day, Dark + Rain storm this this afternoon Expected 150 sick from Montgomery. Sept 6th Wrote Mother to Baltimore Weather very rainy, showers 4 deaths in hosp. to day Sept 7th Reced letter "advertised" from Hannah + Mother balto notice of Grandmothers Death.
Transcription by Social Studies Students at Rock Island High School
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