Martha Baldwin diary,page 45 Creator
Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913 Institution
Baldwin Public Library Subject
Baldwin, Martha, 1840-1913 Subject
Women Michigan Birmingham Biography Subject
Birmingham (Mich.) History Item Number
Part of Martha Baldwin's Diary, 1860-1863 Type
text, image Format
Some sections of the original diary are illegible, and these are noted in the transcription. A bracketed question mark [?] represents one illegible word. Places where whole sentences (or considerable portions thereof) were found to be illegible are noted with a bracketed ellipsis [â€¦]. Whole paragraphs found to be illegible have been noted in the following manner: [P] To day have been writing and reading. Miss McC---- had a friend here to tea. They have now gone to church and Lydia & [?][?] to sit up with a sick woman, so I am all alone.
Tis a bitter cold night. Next Friday is a day of fasting and prayer for our troubled nation.
Tis time those who have suffered at disunion cast a serious thought on the matter, now that amid war stories there in the [?].
Heaven save us and may the disunion cry no longer be heard.
How I would like to be home. Though I heard from there this week I have felt worried lest some of them were sick. I know not why.