Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Saturday, April 13, 1861

Lucy who has been here two or three days went home this morning.  Little Jennie is very sick with erysipelas, very little hope of her recovery.  Sister Sarah came this morning and will stay a few days.  It is reported that Fort Sumpter [sic] is taken by Confederate Forces.  We cannot believe it.

Editor's Notes:
Little Jennie was Julia Cutler's niece, the daughter of her brother William Cutler.
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