Hollisler. H. K., Rochester, N. Y.
Horton, Charles A.. 140 Holland street, Syracuse, N. Y.
Howe, Capt. S. Augustus. Gardner, Mass.
Hoyt. J. L., McCook, Neb.
Hubbaid. Henry, Lansing, Oswego county, N. Y.
Huntington, Lieut. E. L., Mexico, N. Y.
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Hurtubise, Stephen E., Labadie^, Mo.
Jackson, Thomas, 28 Francis street, Auburn, N. Y.
Jewhurst, Capt. J. W., Youngstown, Ohio.
Jones, Milton, Lansing, Oswego county, N. Y.
June, Morris F., 532 Seymour street, Syracuse, N. Y.
Kibbie, A. M., Homer, N. Y.
Laughlin, George, Seneca Falls, N. Y.
Long, William E., Minneto, N. Y.
Mansfield, Rup6rt E., Charlestown, S. C.
Marion, Napoleon, Oswego, N. Y.
Marshall, George C, Five Corners, N. Y.
Martin, George, Clay's Corners, N. Y.
Mosner, Peter, 413 Sand street, Syracuse, N. Y.
Mulvey, Frank, 1 Grove avenue, Auburn, N. Y.
Murphy, Thomas, 212 State street, Auburn, N. Y.
O'Brien, Patrick, S. and S. Home, Bath, N. Y.
Peraux, Peter, Oswego, N. Y.
Quick, Lieut. T. D., Garland, Pa.
Radway, Fred P., Onondaga Valley, N. Y.
Robinson, Lieut. Charles, Toledo, Ohio.
Rockfellow, Victor, Oswego, N. Y.
Sinclair, Capt. F. A., Mottville, N. Y.
Sinclair, James, Mottville, N. Y.
Sinclair, Lieut. William, Phoenix, N. Y.
Smith, John, Oswego, N. Y.
Souls, Hobart, 12 Marv street. Auburn, N. Y.
Spaulding, C. J., Hotel Brozell, Bufifalo, N. Y.
Stacey, Alfred E., Elbridge, N. Y.
Stevens, E. P., Mexico, N. Y.
Stoyell, John, 1027 Lawrence street. Topeka, Kan.
Toner, John, Hillsdale, Mich.
Walker, William V., Moravia, N. Y.
Webster, A. D., Pulaski, N. Y.
Wickes, Jared, City Hall, Syracuse, N. Y.
Wilcox, Stephen, Grand Rapids, Mich.
Willis, Jno G., Oswego, N. Y.
Wilson. George H., Rockford, 111., Box 1715.
WMnkworth, John, 911 Avery avenue, Syracuse, N. Y.
Abbey, Lieut. A. M.. Richland, Mich.
Avery, B. L., Genoa. N. Y.
Avery, George, Alexander, N. Y.
Bartlett, Jno. W., Creston, Iowa.
Bates, George W.. Lodge Pole, Neb.
Beitz, Charles L.. Moravia, N. Y.
Benton, E. J., Batavia, N. Y.
Bowman, G. W., Pinkney, Mich.
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Brower. A. W., Sodus Centre, N. Y.
Butler, Frederick, Albion. N. Y.
Carmel, John, Mumford, N. Y.
Carnej. James. Detroit, Mieb.
Connor, John, Pavilion Centre, N. Y.
Cox, Benjamin. Bergen, N. Y.
Crittenden, Lieut. T. J., Bergen, N. Y.
Davenport, N., South Butler, N. Y.
Delano, E. C, Clyde, N. Y,
Demarv, S., Attica, N. Y.
Eddy. W. A., Morley, Mich.
Forbes, Orson J., Leroy, X. Y.
Fritsche, Herman, Java, N. Y.
Garratt, W. L., Watervliet, Mich.
Gloir, Paul, Alexander, N. Y.
Griffin, Charles R., Batavia, N. Y.
Griffls, John, Batavia, N. Y.
Hassett, John, S. and S. Home. Bath, N. Y.
Hatch, James C. Bergen, N. Y.
Humphrey. Amos. Darien Centre, N. Y.
Hutchins, M. D., Dryden, N. Y.
Jones, David, Attica, N. Y.
Knapp, Albert, Bergen, N. Y.
Lapp. H., Bennington, N. Y.
Livingston. A. H., Missouri Valley, Iowa.
Lock, Edwin. Lockport. N. Y.
Lockwood, Xorman A., Muir, Mich.
Lybolt. Alonzo, Monticello, N. Y.
Lybolt. Arch., 280 West 127th street. New York city.
Lybolt, L. A., West Damascus, Pa.
Mcintosh. Angus, Churchville, N. Y.
McMillan, Arch., Hayes City. Kan.
Minturn, W. W., Lansing, Mich.
Morgan. Israel. Sodus Centre. N. Y.
Moses. Frank S., Arcadia Valley, Neb.
Moulton, E., Batavia. N. Y.
O'Donnell. Michael. 419 Second ave., N. E., Washington, D C
Parrish. Lieut. F. N.. Churchville. N. Y.
Patrick, Corydon M.. Hebron, Neb.
Pearsall, Levi, Moravia, N. Y.
Peck, George W., Newfleld, N. Y.
Pollock. John P., New Hartford, Iowa.
Pond. E. H., Greenville. Mich.
Randolph. W. H.. Bergen, N. Y.
Rich. Mortimer, East Bethany, N. Y.
Robertson. George W.. 130 E street, Lincoln. Neb.
Rosecrants. E. F.. Union Springs, N. Y.
Royce. Day. Niles, N. Y.
Shadbolt. H. Edwin, Alexander, N. Y.
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Smith, Wallace, Alexander, N. Y.
Spring, Scott, Attica, N. Y.
Stewart, Alex. C, Union Springs, N. Y.
Thompson, Orville, Morley, Mich.
Van Hoesen, J. P., Hudson. N. Y.
Vishion, H. W., 73 Michigan street, BuflEalo, N. Y.
Ward, Edwin, Batavia, N. Y.
Warren, J., Springville, N. Y.
Wickers, J. C, Darien, N. Y.
Wing, E. B., Attica, N. Y.
Wing, Stephen P., Flint, Mich.
Zweitche, Christian, Alexander, N. Y.
ASSOCIATION OF COlirANY M SURVIVORS.
Somewhat remote from the other companies of the regi-
ment, the veterans of M Company effected an organization of
their own in 1887, and have met regularly since. The attend-
ance and the character of the exercises indicate a deal of local
pride and interest in the annual gatherings, which have been
held as follows, with the named officers :
1887, Oct. 13, Attica. Pres., Albert H. Knapp; Sec, H. W.
1888, June 28, LeRoy. Pres., John Connor; Sec, H. W. Vishion.
1889, June 27, LeRoy. Pres., F. N. Parish; Sec, H. W. Vishion.
1890, June 26, Batavia. Pres., Eugene B. Wing; Sec, J. O.
1891, June 25, Batavia. Pres., Edward F. Moulton; Sec, E. J.
1892, June 30, Batavia. Pres., John O. Griffis; Sec, E. J. Ben
1893, June 29, Bergen. Pres., Josiah T. Crittenden; Sec, F. N.
1894, June 28, Attica. Pres., David S. Spring; Sec, F. N. Par
1895, June 27, Churchvillc Pres., Albert H. Knapp; Sec, F. N.
1896, June 25, Bergen. Pres., Albert H. Knapp; Sec, F. N.
1897, June 24, Alexander. Pres.. Albert H. Moulton; Sec, F.
1898, June 30, Batavia. Pres., Edwin Ward; Sec, F. N. Parish.
1899, June 29, Batavia. Pres., Mrs. J. O. Griffis; Sec, Mrs. F. X.
The next meeting is assigned for Batavia with J. O. (Jriffis.
President, and F. N. Parish, Secretary; to be held the last
Thursday in June, 1900.
The names borne upon the company raembersliip are as fol-
lows. The post office is in New York unless otherwise stated:
Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Anson S. Wood, Wolcott.
Captain Charles W. Hough, Batavia (honorary).
Adjutant W. DeAY. Pringle, Hastings, Minn.
Lieutenant Asahel M. Abbey. Richland, Mich.
Lieutenant Josiah T. Crittenden, Bergen.
Lieutenant Robert C Worthington, Fowlerville, Mich.
Avery, Benjamin L., Genoa. Manney, Jas. H., Lynn, Wis.
Avery, George, Alexander.
Bartlett, John W., Creston, la.
Benton, Edwin J., Batavia.
Bowman. G.W., Cambria, Mich.
Bradley, C. W., I'rinceton, 111.
Blower, A. W., Sodus Centre.
Cleveland, C. J., Chicago, 111.
Colt, Alva N. Batavia.
Connelly, Henry. Newton, Mo.
Manney, Thos. J., Wurtzboro.
Marvin, A., Derby, Mich.
Miller, David, Rodney, Ont.
Morgan, Israel, Sodus Centre.
Moses, Frank, Arcadia, Neb.
Moulton, Albert H., Alexander.
Munger, Lucius A., Tracy, Cal.
Munt, John, LeRoy.
Nichols, M. W., Detroit, Mich.
Connor, John, Favilion Centre. O'Donnell, M., Wash., D. C.
Parish, F. N., Churchville, N. Y.
Peard, J. J.. Campbell, Cal.
Pearsall, Levi, ]\Ioravia.
Plant, Robert, North Chili.
Pond, E. H., Greenville, Mich.
Randolph, Wm. H., Bergen.
Cox, Benjamin, Bergen.
Delano, E. C, Sodus Centre.
Demary, Sylvester, Attica.
Dodson, Earl A., Batavia.
Eastwood. Elias, Mumford.
Eddy. Wni. A., Morley, Mich.
Forbes, Orson J., LeRoy, N. Y. Rice, Lyman, Buffalo
Foster, H., Council Grove, Kan. Rich, Alonzo, Grinnell, la.
Fritsche, Herman, Alexander.
Gloir, Paul, Attica.
Godfrey. Arthur, Eaton, Mich.
Griflis. John O., Batavia.
Hassett. John, Bath.
Hollenbeck, E. J., Mancelona,
Humphrey, Amos, Darien
Hntchins. ^Miles, Dryden.
Kidder, James, Crittenden.
Kna]ij), Albert H., Bergen.
Lapp. Henry, Bennington.
Locke, E., Cedar Rapids, Mich.
Lyons. Elias, Attica.
Mcintosh. Angus, Churchville.
Rich, Mortimer, E. Bethany.
Richmond, Sidney, Rochester.
Rogers, George, Buffalo.
Shadbolt, Edwin, Alexander.
Smead, Charles, Pavilion.
Smith, Wallace M., Batavia.
Spring, David S., Attica.
Schiller, John D., Niles, Mich.
Taylor, Stephen G., Chapman.
Van Curan, Charles, Corfu.
Vishion, Henry W., Buffalo.
Ward, Edwin, Batavia.
Warren. John J., Springville.
Wickers, J. C, Darien Centre.
Wing, Eugene B., Attica.
Wing, Stephen P.. Flint. Mich.
M(vMillcn. A., Hayes City, Kan. Zweitsche. Christian, Alexander
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Personal Experiences of the Civil War.
By MBS. Janet W. Seward.
Written for "The Fortnightly," a Woman's Literary Club in Auburn. N. Y., January
I was married on June 27th, 1860. The war began, as you
know, in April, 1861.
The first regiment raised here was the 19th New York State
Volunteers; John S. Clark, Colonel; my husband's cousin, Clar-
ence A. Seward, Lieutenant Colonel; the Rev. Henry Fowler,
pastor of my church, the Central Presbyterian. Chaplain.
The regiment must have a stand of colors, so a meeting of
ladies was called. I was one of a committee appointed to raise
money and procure the flags. We went to George Clough, the
artist, and he painted the "coat-of-arms of the state of New
York" on the blue banner, from a picture of it which I found
in the State Constitution.
The regiment was then in camp near Elmira. This commit-
tee, with several other ladies, accompanied by a committee of
gentlemen, went to Elmira, and Charles C Dwight presented
the regimental banner and B. F. Hall the national colors, in
behalf of the ladies of Auburn.
My first sight of the active operations of the war was in
September of 1861, when I went with Mrs. Seward and Fanny,
my husband's mother and sister, to Washington. At Havre de
Grace we came upon the first camp stationed there to guard the
railroad and ferry. All the rest of the way through Baltimore
and on to Washington, soldiers were doing guard and picket
duty along the railroad. It was a novel sight to see these "Blue
Coats" in almost a continuous line for more than 1.50 miles.
some guarding, some building block-houses, some washing or
cooking, some asleep on the bare ground, others surrounding
small camp-fires cleaning their arms, many smoking or singing
as they performed their various duties.
Soon after reaching Washington, we went one afternoon to
drive with Mr. Lincoln and Mr. Seward, visiting several of the
camps and earthworks. Mr. Lincoln was very cordial and kind
to me, explaining witli great interest all which we saw en route.
At another time Mr. Seward took Fannv and me to the White
MBS. LT. Coi-OSKL Seward. • Nei.i.ie ' Sew aru (aged one year).
Seward Home. Fort Mansfield.
PERSONAL EXPERIENCES OF THE CIVIL WAR. 391
House to call on the president. We found him in his library
upstairs, and were received with the utmost kindness and sim-
A few days later Fanny and I accompanied Mr. Seward to
Baltimore, and from there to Fort McHenry to see General
Dix. who was in command. We were received and entertained
by Mrs. Dix and two daughters, while Mr. Seward was in con-
sultation with the general.
I remember the deep impression that the big fort made upon
ns, with its guns, the old casemates brightened by the presence
of handsome young oiHcers and gay young women. At dinner
there was a long table full of guests. I was seated at Mrs. Dix's
right hand, beside one of her daughters, with Fanny opposite.
Mr. Seward sat by the general, as they wished to continue their
conference. This fort soon after this visit became famous as a
place of detention for prominent secessionists.
On another occasion we went with Mr. Seward to call upon
General Scott. The handsome old hero was sitting upon his
piazza with some of his staff oflQcers. He received us with
much ceremony and courtesy, inviting us into his military
oflSce. saying, "Perhaps these young ladies would like to see
how an old soldier lives.'" He was as straight as an arrow,
and towered so far above me that he seemed like a giant.
We soon after came home, leaving Washington one great
growing camp of soldiers, and finding Auburn, if possible,
more than ever aroused by the war spirit.
In the fall of 1S61. Quartermaster General Meigs appealed
to the loyal families of the country for contributions of blankets
for the use of the army. Mrs. Seward, knowing from personal
observation the necessity for this appeal, suggested the organi-
zation of a "ladies' union society." Accordingly, we formed
a committee and issued a card referring to General Meigs" call,
asking that blankets be sent to Corning Hall. From this grew
the organization of the Ladies' Aid Society of Auburn.
The loyal women generally throughout the Xorth organized
"soldiers" aid societies,'" spending their time cutting out gar-
ments, sewing, scraping lint and rolling bandages. We brought
home many garments to make. Besides this, much of our spare
time was occupied knitting socks for the soldiers.
Our society continued this work throughout the war. Pre-
vious to the formation of the "Aid Society,"' the "Good Samari-
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tan Society," of which Mrs. Alvah Worden, Mrs. Seward's sis-
ter, was president, had collected large quantities of sanitary
stores and clothing, which were forwarded from time to time to
the "National Sanitary Commission." This society also con-
tinued its work until the close of the war.
My husband and Clinton MacDougall had lately started in the
banking business. One day in the fall of 1861, MacDougall
came to see me and said, "One of us ought to enlist, and I have
told your husband tliat I must be the one, as he has a wife
and I have no one to care for, so I am going." Mrs. Seward,
Fanny and I helped to fit out "our soldier," as we called him,
and he soon went away as a captain in the 7oth Regiment.
In 1862 Captain MacDougall came home from Florida
wounded, and at Mrs. Seward's invitation, came to our house,
and we nursed him for several weeks.
In February and March, 1862, I spent six weeks in Wash-
ington. Mrs. Seward and Fanny were in Philadelphia, where
Fanny was studying French. The Washington family at that
time consisted of Mr. Seward^ Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Seward,
Colonel Augustus Seward, the oldest son, and myself. There
were many receptions and visits. The oflBcers' uniforms mad'i
the receptions very gay in appearance, and almost all the con-
versation was about the war.
Every Wednesday afternoon Mrs. Frederick Seward held a
ladies' reception, and every other Saturday evening a large gen-
eral reception was given, when the house would be filled to
overflowing. General and Mrs. McClellan always came. The
general was then in command of the Army of the Potomac.
At the President and Mrs. Lincoln's Tuesday afternoon re-
ceptions, the ladies of the Cabinet always assisted Mrs. Lin-
coln, Mrs. Frederick Seward occupying the first place, as the
representative of the wife of the secretary of state. We were
all in full evening dress, the gentlemen in dress coats, as was
the custom of the time. Mrs. Lincoln was gorgeous with a
wreath of large white roses around her head, which, as her face
was round and full, was not very becoming.
I went with Mrs. Frederick Seward to Arlington House to call
upon the officers' wives who were quartered there. It was a
grand old mansion, and occupied by General Robert E. Lee
until the beginning of the war. One of the ladies invited us
to her room, and gave us pieces of the china that was presented
PERSONAL EXPERIENCES OF THE CIVIL WAR. 393
to Martha Washington by General Lafayette, she having found
a box of broken pieces in the attic.
I wrote to my husband at this time: "The Comte de Paris,
Due de Chartres and I'rince de Joinville were here to dinner
last night. They appeared so pleased to see me again. The
count asked how you were, and a great many questions about
you; said he hoped that he would meet you again."
They had been traveling through the country a short time
before and came to Auburn with a letter to my husband, and
we entertained them while here. These three princes of the
Eoyal House of Orleans arrived in Washington in September,
1861, the Prince de Joinville, son of King Louis Philippe, and
his nephews, the Comte de Paris and Due de Chartres. the
Comte de Paris being lineal heir of the throne of France. The
two young men came to offer their services and peril their lives
for the t^nion, serving as captains in our army.
In the summer of 1862, there were more calls for troops, and
the 111th and 138th Kegiments were quickly raised in response.
My husband was commissioned lieutenant colonel of the 138th
Regiment, although I did not know it until a few days later.
Of course we talked about my husband's going, but I was in
hopes he would not have to do so; but one afternoon, while I
was spending the day with my mother, who was not well, he
came in with his hand behind him, sat down before me and
unwrapped a parcel and gave to me a large photograph of him-
self. I knew instantly that he was going to leave me. I hope
that I took it bravely, but I can not exactly remember. After
that, there were a great many preparations to make and the
time went altogether too fast.
One day, while our regiment was forming, I was told that
a lady wished to see me. I found her to be one of my calling
acquaintances. She said, "I have come to request you to ask
your husband to persuade my husband not to go to the war;
I can not let him go."' "But," said I, "how can I do that? My
husband is going." "Oh," said she, "your husband is going as
lieutenant colonel, while my husband is only a lieutenant."
"Well," I replied, "it is just as hard for me to have my husband
leave me as it is for you to have yours leave you, and I can not
see what the difference of rank has to do with it."
On the 11th of September. 1862, our first daughter was born.
On the 12th very early in the morning, I was aroused by an
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unusual sound, and listening, found that it was the steady
tramp of many feet passing the house. No other sound but
a few words of command in a lowered voice that I knew so
well. It was our regiment marching to take the . train for
Washington. It was really to me the most mournful sound
that I ever heard. No drum, no fife, nothing but the quick,
firm steps; and all the stillness was for my sake. My husband
was permitted to stay a few days longer, and then joined his
regiment near Washington, where they were in "Camp Nellie
Seward," named in honor of our little girl.
One day in December came a great surprise for me. I re-
ceived a letter telling me that our regiment, now changed to
the 9th New York Heavy Artillery, had gone into winter quar-
ters, and that a log-cabin was almost finished, and I was ex-
pected to come with the baby and occupy it. There were a
great many discussions in the families. Both our mothers said
"Go," but the family physician, when consulted, said, "Well,
if you do go, you will bring a dead baby home with you." Mrs.
Seward said, "Nonsense; think of all the babies that have been
born and brought up in log-cabins." I made my preparations
to go; then we started one cold winter's day, Nelly three
months old: Mrs. Worden, my husband's aunt; Mrs. Bostwick,
my sister, and the nurse.
When we arrived at Albany, we crossed the river in a ferry-
boat. The shores were packed with great cakes of ice. The
passengers had to jump down several feet on to the ice, as the
boat could not reach the dock. We were women alone. Mrs.
Bostwick took Nelly and jumped; then the rest of us followed,
with bags and bundles. There were no drawing-room cars in
those days, and there was always a general rush for seats in the
crowded, uncomfortable cars. We staid at the Astor House in
New York over night.
Leaving Mrs. Bostwick in New York, we started early next
morning. After passing Philadelphia, we began to see camps
occasionally. Through Baltimore and on to Washington, the
railroads were guarded. Everywhere we stopped, soldiers were
on duty. At one place, while the train was waiting, I was hold-
ing the baby at the window. There were several soldiers stand-
ing looking at us. A guard as he passed looked up at the
baby and raised his cap. At that. Aunty Worden opened the
window and said, "A soldier's baby." Then all the men waved
their caps and cheered until the train moved on.
PERSONAL EXPERIENCES OF THE CIVIL WAR. 395
When we arrived in the long, dark depot at Washington, as
I stepped off the car with baby in my arms, I was seized by a
tall, great-coated soldier, who said, "Give me the baby and come
this way." I helped Aunty Worden to alight, turned and ran
after the man, calling, "Will, Will, wait, you are carrying her
upside down." Poor fellow! He had never carried a baby
We received a warm welcome at our father's house, where
we spent the night. I was told that an army-wagon would
stop for our trunks in the morning, and we would go out to
camp in the afternoon. My husband came after breakfast, and
we went out and bought a cradle and table furniture. Every-
thing else he had already provided for our comfort. After
lunch, he hurried back to his duties. It was a great amuse-
ment to the family when the big army-wagon, with its white
cover, drawn by six mules, stopped at the door and took in
trunks, cradle, etc.
In the afternoon, our brother, Colonel Augustus Seward,
went wltli us in the family carriage. Our camp was situated
near Tennallytown, six miles from Washington, out through
Georgetown. As we were passing Georgetown, the nurse sud-
denly exclaimed, "Oh ! Mrs. Seward, we have forgotten a wash-
tub." So we stopped, bought a tub and put it on the front of
the carriage, much, I think, to the disgust of the dignified
coachman in livery, a gentleman of color. The roads were
very rough, the red-clay soil being badly cut up with the con-
stant passage of the heavy army-wagons.
Arriving at Tennalljirown, we turned into a road across the
fields, going a mile towards the Potomac river, and a mile from
the famous chain bridge. We came first to Fort Reno, where
one-half of our regiment was encamped, under command of
Colonel Welling, who had built a log-house in a pine-grove.
Half a mile beyond, out in an open field, we found Fort Mans-
field, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Seward, the other
half of the regiment being encamped there.
It was about o o'clock, the sun just going down, the beauti-
ful rosy light tinting the white tents, and throwing a soft
glow over the landscape. We easily found the only log-cabin
there, and drove to the door. I could not understand the mean-
ing of the perfect quiet. There was no one in sight excepting
the soldier on guard in front of the headquarters tent, which
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was just Opposite our cabin. The guard saluted Colonel Au-
gustus Seward and told us to go into the house. We entered
a good-sized room with a bunk, or rough bedstead, in one corner,
a table, the cradle, four chairs and a rocking-chair, a cunning
little stove for burning wood, and a carpet on the floor. Back
of this room was a kitchen and a pantry off, with stairs going
up to the loft, where there was another bunk for the nurse.
Augustus made a fire in the stove.
When we were nearly unpacked, a man came running in to
receive us. He was Henry Fowler, known in Auburn as
"Banty Fowler." I said, "Where is everybody?" He answered,
"At dress-parade; the colonel will be here soon; it is almost
over." And in a few njoments the companies came marching
back to their quarters, and my husband came in, giving us a
The nurse and I made the house look very homelike. I had
taken red curtains and put them up at the two windows in the
sitting-room. I found Banty, as we all called him, putting the
tea-kettle over, and discovered that he was the colonel's cook
and maid-of-allwork, and a real good cook he was, too. Our
bed was a tick filled with good clean straw, over it a pair of
gray army-blankets. I brought with me sheets, pillow-cases,
pillows and an old-fashioned blue bedspread of my mother's.
I remember being awakened one night by a peculiar sen-
sation about my head, and found the wind was blowing through
the cracks between the logs so hard that my hair was blowiug
about my face. The next day I jjinued newspapers to the logs
all around the bed and cradle. With all the wind and fresh
air, not one of us had a cold all winter, nor were any of us
sick but once, when my husband had a sharp attack of malarial
I must tell you about a funny little Italian doctor that we
employed in Washington because he was a homeopathist. Dr.
Horatio Robinson told nie to have the baby vaccinated, and
sent me a (luill with the virus in it. I sent for the doctor, and