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Summer 1861 No 7

In the summer of 1861, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; her country was preparing for war. This is her journal; these are her journeys.     Dear Brothers, Please don’t think me weak or without resolve. Winter is coming and after only a single campaign season, I...

Summer 1861 No 6

In the summer of 1861, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; her country was preparing for war. This is her journal; these are her journeys.   Dear Brothers, As you know, I am attempting to record my thoughts, feelings and prayers to share with you both, upon your...

Summer 1861 No 5

In the summer of 1861, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; her country was preparing for war.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.   Dear Brothers, The Army has returned to Elmira. I should be more accurate, I guess, as the Army never really left our...

Summer 1861 No 4

In the summer of 1861, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; her country was preparing for war.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.     Dear Brothers, A cloud has befallen our fair little town.  As the stories of the fiasco at Bull Run reach us...

Summer 1861 No 3

In the summer of 1861, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; her country was preparing for war.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.     Dear Brothers, War has come to Elmira! It is impertinent of me to make such a claim, in truth; the reports...

Summer 1861 No. 2

In the summer of 1861, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; her country was preparing for war.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.   Dear Brothers, A week has now passed since I, and the town watched you march away from us.  It does not seem...

Summer 1861 No 1

In the summer of 1861, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; her country was preparing for war.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.     Dear Brothers, I did not tell you, but during the preparations for your departures, I purchased this journal from Tobias Adams,...