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Opening: 11 verso, 12 recto
Date(s) of entries: March 20 to 26, 1865
Author: George H. Murphy
Content: Diary

Number: MSN/CW 8011-1

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March 20th

Beautiful day. puplic speaking in the church on the state of the country, by Col. White [i.e., Col. Robert White, 23rd Virginia Cavalry] and Dr [illeg] Harris. Supped with Mr Cup elegant. Ball at Mt Solan. Some sweet girls. some prettie. some "fat arsted". others are generally ugly as the devil. quite a nice time Staid at Major McCues — rode out, in the eve. with Miss McCoy. nice time

March 21st

     Still beautiful weather. We are delightifuly situated. pleasent society. plenty of nice girls (no to compare with my Puddy) weather beautiful. abundance to eat for ourselves and our horses

March 26th

Nothing has since the 21t of note. Still at Mt Solan, have been spending most of my time at Mr Van L[illeg]'s. Calmes [i.e., Lt. Col. Fielding H. Calmes, 23rd Virginia Cavalry] and OFerrell [i.e., Lt. Col. Charles T. O'Ferrall, 23rd Virginia Cavalry] both jined the Regt. this morning. OFerl [illeg]. Sunday and

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