Martha Baldwin diary,page 90 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] 28th Home. O what a grand time weâ€™ve had. I never shall forget it never. They have all tried to make it so pleasant for us. The [?], the look of the class, the parting song, their shouts at the depot to those leaving, all are fixed on our minds and the fact that the class of 61 has graduated last of all.
29th Gus stayed with me last night. Hoyt, [?], and Calvin, and a graduated senior all at church today. [?] called. But to morrow at that school donâ€™t I dread it though.
July 3rd Home to night and tired. A letter from Lucy. Poor girl and all.
July 4th and such a fourth as our land never had before.
One portion arrayed against the other; the sword of freedom carried by fierce, dark armies; seven stars plucked from our own loved banner; the loud roar of