1862 May 31 near the Chickahominy

[from the diary of Jonathan Hager of the 14th U.S. Regulars, as copied and annotated at a later date] May 31  Saturday–While lounging away the hoursto day towards the afternoon heavy firingof cannon & musquetry was heard a shortdistance in … Continue reading

1862 May 30 Clarke County, Va.

[from the diary of Matthella Page Harrison as transcribed at a later date] Friday May 30 Oh how can I write the mournful fact that our country has again been polluted by the Yankees.  The morning dawned as beautiful as … Continue reading

1862 May 30 Hopewell, Ala

May 30th  1862 Dear master I received yours writtenthe first of may but as I hadjust written to you I did not answerit.  I was very glad to hear fromyou,and to hear that you were well.This leaves us in the … Continue reading

1862 May 30 New Bern, N.C.

[from the diary of Jesse Calvin Spaulding, Co. F, 25th Massachusetts] FridayMay 30Have been fixing up to daylevelling off the street of ourcompany.  It is very warm in the forepartand middle of the day MSS 11293

1862 May 30 Fort Albany

Fort Albany May 30th/62Dear Wife                 I have just now receiveda letter from you dated May 16thI was very glad to get it, of course, asanything and everything, at any and alltimes is … Continue reading

1862 May 29 Charlestown, Virginia

                            Thursday May 29, 1862              Bivouack of the Rockbridge Artillery 1st Brigade.A.V.              at Charlestown, Jefferson … Continue reading

1862 May 30 New York

No 6, State Street,New York, May 30, 1862 Dear Sir, I inclose, herewith, an accountagainst the US for the rent of a large Wharf Boat,which was taken possession of at Paducah, on the 6th dayof September last, by direction, ( … Continue reading

1862 May 30 near Richmond, Va.

[written on patriotic stationery featuring a vignette of General P.G.T. Bearuregard] May 30th 1862               Camp Near Richmond               Henry Co County VA             … Continue reading

1862 May 30

[from the diary of Frank C. Fitzhugh of Cutshaw’s battery] May                          Friday  30                               … Continue reading

1862 May 30 before Richmond, Va.

[from the diary of Jonathan Hager of the 14th U.S. Regulars, as copied and annotated at a later date] May 30  Friday   This morning was intensely, exceedingly hot & useless duty required very fewventured beyond their bowers. Such heat wethought … Continue reading