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/c
of the rain – No drills or parade –
Mr Ross is still with us I beat
Harry today 3 out of the’ 5 games chess &
we played one game in a new tour-
-nament of 5 games –
Read a long letter from Sister Anna
today & some papers from Mr. John
[-] – Willie Huger left for
New Orleans today – I have little
hopes of obtaining my furlough
now, though Huger is going to try
& get it for me. Gave Phelps $50
today for his Dftn[?] Faries.
Returned tonight at hl [half] past
ten o’clock

[transcription by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards]

MSS 6154

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