Last month in this column we took excerpts from George Madden’s diary written in July and August of 1862. He told of enlisting for a three year term, joining the war effort to defend the constitution. We now continue:
Saturday, August 23. Hoeing weeds down. Joseph plows for me as he will be getting my plow.
Sunday, 24. Disappointing church meeting. We went and there was no meeting.
Monday 25. Went to town to see about getting some likenesses taken.