Saturday, April 5, 2008

Diary of Betty Herndon Maury - November 5, 1861

Tuesday [5 November 1861]

The terrible storm on Friday night has driven two transports of Lincolns Armada on the North Carolina coast. Papa says "Hurrah! for our allies the winds and the waves, and glory to that great and good Being whose ministers they are."

Have been buying things to send to Dick tins, groceries, and clothes & &.

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