1862 January 29 Holmesville, Ohio

[from the diary of Charles Hay, on leave from the 23rd Ohio]                                                         … Continue reading

1862 Jan 29th Winchester, Va.

Winchester, Jan 29th  62Dear Alfred,                   I have withgreat interest rad in theDispatch  and other papers-both religious and secular-of the recent efforts of theS.S. & Colportage Board insupporting colporters amongthe soldiers of our … Continue reading

1862 January 29

[from the diary of Jesse Calvin Spaulding, Co. F, 25th Massachusetts, currently assigned to the Commissary Dept., on the steamer “Admiral”] January 29Woke up this morning about fourhaving lain on the table lastnight. We started about four to get over … Continue reading

1862 January 29

[from the diary of James Dinsmore Templeton, musician and private, currently on furlough from the 23rd Ohio] Was at home to dayFather went to Ashlandwent with him Telegram for Bates. Aff Chichester andSister Hetty also Jeny Langarat our house to … Continue reading

1862 January 29 Winchester, Va.

Winchester Jany 29-62My Darling Wife –I am happy to say thatI suffered no pain last night andfeel this morning as if I should bewell in a day or so. Yesterday evening the frequent operations on my bowels made me uncomfortablebut … Continue reading

1862 January 29 Centreville, Va.

Centreville Jan. 29th 1862.My Dear Father, Your letterenclosing the recently is-sued order of the WarDepartment in relationto reenlistments was receiv-ed this evening, and Ifind, as anticipated no-thing in the circularat all contrary to theplan by which I proposeto raise a … Continue reading

1862 January 29 [Williamsburg, Va.]

[from the diary of Daniel D. Logan, younger brother of General Thomas M. Logan and Sgt., Co. b, 1st Special Batallion (Rightor’s) Louisiana Infantry] Wednesday – Jany 29/62Spent this morning insuperintending the Company cleanup Company quarters & inmaking benches & … Continue reading

1862 January 29 Fredericksburg, Va.

[the first part of this letter is missing] On his way to Manassas after having taken leave ofall the officers he was followed by his old body guardeach man with his sabre drawn as a mark of respect. Itwas a … Continue reading

1862 January 28 [Staunton, Va.]

[from the diary of Joseph A. Waddell, civilian clerk in the Quartermaster Dept., Staunton, Va.] Tuesday night, Jan. 28, 1862. Poor little Mary very ill. She breathes withgreat difficulty, and I [ ‘should’ lined out] shall not be sur-prised to … Continue reading

1862 January 28 [Williamsburg, Va.]

[from the diary of Daniel D. Logan, younger brother of General Thomas M. Logan and a Sgt., Co. B, 1st Special Battalion (RIghtor’s) Louisiana Infantry Tuesday – Jan’y 28/62Spend this day in Camp – Co & Battalion Drills – Wrotea … Continue reading