Mrs. B. C. Bailey called with an invitation from Mrs. Dickey to Lizzie and me to take tea there this afternoon which we accepted. We met there, Mrs. H. D. Wilson, Mrs. B. C. Bailey, Mrs. A. S. Bailey, Mrs. Goff, Mrs. Hart and Miss Mary Hart.
Today's paper brings an account of a hard fought battle on Sunday, June 8th, at Cross Keys between Fremont's forces and the rebel general Jackson.
Kate went on the train this evening to see Dyer B. McClure and took him some strawberries.
|Cross Keys on June 7, 1862|
The battle at Cross Keys was a victory for Stonewall Jackson and the Confederacy. An account of the battle is here.