1862 January 31 [Staunton, Va.]

[from the diary of Joseph A. Waddell, civilian clerk, Quartermaster’s Dept., Staunton, Va.] Friday night, Jan. 31, 1862. When I left Alick’s this evening, at suppertime little Mary was sitting up, feeding her-self with a spoon! It was delightful to … Continue reading

1862 January 31 [Williamsburg, Va.]

[from the diary of Daniel D. Logan, younger brother of General Thomas M. Logan and Sgt., Co. B, 1st Special Battalion (Rightor’s) Louisiana Infantry] Friday – January 31st. 1862Rain most of the day – Battalion drill& no parade – spent … Continue reading

1862 January 31 Centreville, Va.

Hd. Qrs. Outpost Centreville Jan. 31, 1862My Dear Father – Since comingdown on picket I have learn-ed that a Captn. of Our regt.is raising a company ofIndependent Cavalry, and thathe is authorized to do so bythe War Department. A numberof … Continue reading

1862 January 31

[From the diary of James Dinsmore Templeton, musician and private in the 23rd Ohio, currently home on furlough] Called this morning atHarwoods then went toAtons[?] took dinnerWent this evening toTown and to S[?]Came home aboutmidnight cloudy MSS 10317

1862 January 31

[from the diary of Jesse Calvin Spaulding, Co. F, 25th Massachusetts, currently on assignment to the Commissary Dept., on the steamer “Admiral”] Slept with Phineas last night andstaid here today. Got a very long andgood letter from Mary and three … Continue reading

1862 January 31

Camp Walker Jany 31st 1862My own dear Wife I received your very sweet letterto day and am disposed if not interup-ted to send you a long one in reply. Nothaving received my letter giving my opinionabout your going to see … Continue reading

1862 January 30

[from the diary of James Dinsmore Templeton, musician and private in the 23rd Ohio, currently on furlough] January 30This morning Jennie & Istarted to Savan[nah]broke down on the wayfortunetely met Mr Campbell with whom Jenniecame back. I went toTown and … Continue reading

1862 January 30

[from the diary of Jesse Calvin Spaulding, Co. F, 25th Massachusetts, currently on assignment to the Commissary Dept. on the steamer “Admiral”] This forenoon we tried to getoff the bank but it was no go.she would not start, but this … Continue reading

1862 January 30 Centreville, Va.

Centreville Va 30th Jany 1862My dear Little Nannie: I had just concluded a short letterto you & was in the act of enclosing the left hand halvesof Clark’s 18 of of Bank Notes when I heard his very unex–pected familiar … Continue reading

1862 January 30

[from the diary of Daniel D. Logan, younger brother of General Thomas M. Logan and Sgt., Co. B, 1st Special Battalion (Rightor’s) Louisiana Infantry] Thursday – January 30th 1862 Spent all day in the Den – on a/cof the rain … Continue reading