April 18, 1863

Saturday

A lovely day. Took my horse out as soon as breakfast. Went to headquarters with weekly report. Took a ride with Charlie Iryhins to look like spring. Beech trees in full bloom. Was out again in afternoon. [...] Over to 5th in evening. Played a few hands [...] Got a glass of old ale. [...]

Diary of Henry Hastings Hunt [Henry Hastings Hunt Papers]


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