4 August 1864: “Election day. Voted for Vance.”

Item Description: Diary entry dated 4 August 1864 written by Leonidas Jones. He was superintendent of the Western Railroad in Fayetteville.


Item Citation: Volume 2 of Leonidas Campbell Jones diaries, #04523, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Item Transcription:

Thursday Aug 4th

Election day. Voted for Vance. For Commons Shepherd- McLean, McDuffie; and WB Wright for Sheriff. Paid William for Rye $5.00 Stedman for matches $1.00 Bought from Godfrey 20 ? homespun clothing for Slick and Anderson. Sent 5 per shares to Wright for Sevann’s hand.

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