1862 March 30

[from the diary of Daniel D. Logan, younger brother of General Thomas M. Logan, and a Sgt., Co. B, 1st Special Battalion, Louisiana Infantry] Sunday – March 30th 1862Did not rise until 8 o’c todayIt rained until ten o’clock – … Continue reading

1862 March 30 Lynchburg, Va.

[from the diary of William M. Blackford, of Lynchburg, Va., former diplomat, newspaper editor and bank officer, with 5 sons in the Confederate Army] Saturday Sunday 30 Cold rain–Kept my beduntil 12–very much indisposed. It heldup in the afternoon and … Continue reading

1862 March 30 Camp Hayes Raleigh, Va.

[from the diary of James Dinsmore Templeton, musician and private in the 23rd Ohio] Saturday, Mar. 29, 1862Have not played for GuardMountAt the suggestion of theadjutant and othersofficers have practicedDixie Played it thisevening. Went thisafternoon with BillyCritch[field]–out to theshoemakersThad & … Continue reading

1862 March 30

[from the diary of Jesse Calvin Spaulding, Co. F, 25th Massachusetts] SundayMarch 30Got off guard about ten and got readyfor church. Went to the Presbyterianchurch and Mr James preached from John16:33, Enjoyed the services very much. Theysung Pleyels Hymn, Marlowe … Continue reading

1862 March 29

[29 March 1862] My dear Jennie     Billy can tell you where I am.  we had a fight yester day evening across the River I cant tell how long we will be here but when we leave will fall back … Continue reading

1862 March 29

[letter of John B. Cary begun on the 26th continues] Saturday, Mch 29 1862 I was obliged to stop here & have not been able toresume since. I have however in the meantime received from the girls a largepackage containing … Continue reading

1862 March 29 Chapel Hill, N.C.

[from the diary of Eliza Oswald Hill, refugee from Wilminton, N.C.] Saturday Tom has shaved off his whiskers dressed clean & looks much better–Is quite pleased with Miss Wilson a sweet girl of 16–Not yet in company. MSS 6960

1862 March 29 Camp Beard

[from the diary of Daniel D. Logan, younger brother of General Thomas M. Logan, and a Sergeant, Co. B, 1st Special Battalion (Rightor’s), Louisiana Infantry] Camp Beard – Saturday Mch 29/62Rose at six o’c – No Breakfast – drillat 10 … Continue reading

1862 March 29 Lynchburg, Va.

[from the diary of William M. Blackford, of Lynchburg, Va., former diplomat, newspaper editor and bank officer, with 5 sons in the Confederate Army] Saturday 29 Bad weather much indisposedstill–scarcely able to do any business. Atall good looking youth in … Continue reading

1862 March 29 Camp Hayes, Raleigh, Va.

[from the diary of James Dinsmore Templeton, musician and private in the 23rd Ohio] Saturday, Mar. 29, 1862Have not played for GuardMountAt the suggestion of theadjutant and othersofficers have practicedDixie Played it thisevening. Went thisafternoon with BillyCritch[field]–out to theshoemakersThad & … Continue reading