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Historic Diaries: Emily Quiner, 1863

Aug. 21, 1863: Another Quiet Day

Editor's Note:

With the wards emptying of their convalescent soldiers, the volunteers had more time for social activities and explorations of Memphis.

View Emily's entire diary at Turning Points in Wisconsin History.

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Friday 22d [21st]

Received an invitation today in common with the other girls to a picnic at the Orphan Asylum. In my ward most of the day. Did not go out in the evening.

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