Monday, September 30, 2013

Wednesday, September 30, 1863

Mrs. Burgess spent the day here & Maggie came to tea.  Old Mrs. Ward died in Barlow yesterday.
It is reported that Hiram Harvey Cole was killed at the late battle of Chickamauga (as it is called) -- His old and feeble father Malachi Cole, straitening himself up with the tears rolling down his face said “my son could not have died in a better cause” --

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