The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 34, July 1930 - April, 1931 Page: 140
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raw sallads, boiled ham, boiled side, onions, venison hash, fried
ham, fried side, boiled peas, corn bread, honey in the comb, etc.
I have not eaten so much at once in all my life that I recollect.
Lt. Martin foots the bill at two dollars apeace.
He is a clever fellow, has plenty of money and loves to spend
it among his friends. We take seats and rest awhile.
The old gentleman has six sons in the army. There were
three very large and handsome looking young ladies there. We
did not talk with them, but I ogled them with some of my softest
Mr. Mosely, my clever messmate and I go up and call on Dr.
Mosely - remain half an hour - to camps - arrange my pallet
upon the sand. This day has been clear and very cool for the
time of year. I have done all the good I possibly could today
and the least harm, except swearing. That foul practice is grow-
ing upon me very fast here in the army. I must quit it. Now,
Blessed is the man that invented sleep, for it covers a man all
over like a cloak. Don Quixote.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 34, July 1930 - April, 1931, periodical, 1931; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101091/m1/150/: accessed February 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.