1862 June 29 Oxford, Miss.

Oxford Miss Jun 29/62 My Dear Sir [General John Hartwell Cocke]when the yankees took pos-session of our city I was forced to leaveI had previously placed my childrenwith a relation 150 miles above thecity & 10 miles back from the … Continue reading

1862 June 30 Richmond, Va.

                     Richmond,  June 30th 1862                              Monday MorningMy dear Miss Mary                … Continue reading

1862 June 30 near Richmond, Va.

  June 30th  9 miles from                                                Richmond  6 A.M.My Dear Father:                … Continue reading

1862 June 30 Alexandria, Va.

[from the war journal of George Hazen Dana as he later compiled it from letters and diary entries]                                              … Continue reading

1862 June 30 before Richmond,Va.

[from the diary of Jonathan B. Hager of the 14th U.S. Regulars as copied and annotated by him at a later time] June 30  Up at 4 o’clock this morning. Our bagage and             company property … Continue reading

1862 June 30 Richmond, Va.

[from the diary of Daniel D. Logan, younger brother of General Thomas M. Logan, formerly a Sgt, Co. B, 1st Special Battalion (Rightor’s), now with the Hampton Legion]                         … Continue reading

1862 June 30 Camp on Flat Top Mountain, Va.

[from the diary of Charles Hay of the 23rd Ohio]   Camp Jones, Flat Top Mtn., June 30th.     The month closes today, and with it half theyear of our Lord, 1862.  Six months of timefraught with great events in our … Continue reading

1862 June 30, Chapel Hill, N.C.

[from the diary of Eliza Oswald Hill, refugee from Wilmngton, N.C.] Monday 30th  It is very cool & pleasant to day after the rain last night & theladies have availed themselves of the pleasant morning to returnvisits–Eliza has gone too. … Continue reading

1862 June 30 Staunton, Va.

[from the diary of Joseph Addison Waddell, civilian employee of the Quartermaster Dept.] Monday afternoon, June 30, 1862. The battle near Richmond was continued on  yesterday. Cannonading distinctly heard in this  region. We have no details of the fight since  … Continue reading

1862 June 30 Lynchburg,Va.

[fromthe diary of William M. Blackford, bank officer and former diplomat, with five sons in the Confederate Army] Monday 30  A letter from Eugene which I oughtto have had last evening, dated 2 P.M.Saturday on the first of the battle … Continue reading