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Opening: 8 verso, 9 recto
Date(s) of entries: March 10 to 11, 1865
Author: George H. Murphy
Content: Diary

Number: MSN/CW 8011-1

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a little to good to be true I am very fearful. If one half of it is true, I'd be satisfied, the situation will look more hopeful.
     May the devil fly away with the fiends. While sitting this evening between 4 and 5 o'ck, in came at Alburts, in came the Yankees, and out went the subscribed; came to Mr Isaac Huddels.

March 11.

Staid all night at Mr Huddels, am very anxious to know what has become with the Yankees. do not think, from what

I could see yesterday eve, that their number exceeded three hundred. Bargelt has just come out and says that the Yanks left Town about 7 o'ck going up the pike, in search of Sheridan, or to learn, if possible his whereabouts. Still at Huddels, have remained here all day awaiting news from town. Jim Williams Willy Haas Jim R[illeg] and myself went in sight of Town, and there learned that the Yankees have gone in the direction of Newman's furnace. This is the last furnace

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