24 January 1864: “It was a lovely day.”

Item Description: Diary entry, 24 January 1864. Brief entry describing a visit to church and a sick neighbor. Myra Inman was born in Cleveland, Tenn. in 1845 and lived in eastern Tennessee; her diary goes from 1860-1866. In 1876 she married John G. Carter and she lived until 1914.

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Item Citation: Folder 5 of the Myra Inman Diary #01866, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Item Transcription:

Sunday 24

It was a lovely day. We all went to the Presbyterian church in the morn and eve and heard Mr. Kennedy preach. Nannie and I went over to see Mr. Walcot this morn he is improving. This eve Sallie, Virginia, Julia, Jeannette and went with Lizzie and me over to the grave yard. Mrs. Shadlin stayed all night with us.

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