May 5th 
Bought four and one half dozen eggs, $2 per dozen. We had frost this morning, and the two previous morning, but I hope it has not injured the young, tender plants. Vegetation of every kind is backward. Opened a barrel of flour.
Source: Myrtle C. King, Anna Long Thomas Fuller’s Journal, 1856-1890: A Civil War Diary. (Alpharetta, Georgia: Priority Publishing, Inc., 1999)