1863 January 24 [Clarke County, Va.]

[from the diary of Matthella Page Harrison as transcribed at a later date] Saturday, January 24th – Bright in the morning but cloudy in the evening. SisterMary, Cousin Mary N and Maria here in the morning.  Dr. H went to … Continue reading

1863 Janaury 24 Chapel Hill, N.C.

[from the diary of Eliza Oswald Hill, refugee from Wilmington, N.C.] Saturday 24th  I have been busy all day mending & writing — & hadcompany part of the time – Sarah sat the morning with me& Mrs Johnston & Phillip … Continue reading

1863 January 23 New Bern, N.C.

[from the diary of Jesse Calvin Spaulding, Co. F., 25th Massachusetts] FridayJan 23Still dull and cold. I have notdrilled but charged some clothingand have been reading.  Have read some in“Spencers Sketches” and like it very much.  Playedchess with George this … Continue reading

1863 January 23 Camp near Corbin’s Neck

     Camp near Corbin’s Neck                      Jan’y 23 1863Fried Reed:–                     I believe I wroteyou last, but it has been so longago I suppose a few lines morewill not be amiss.  I am again incamp & surrounded by all the“pomp, pride and … Continue reading

1863 January 23 Camp Winder

                                     /63        Camp Winder  Jan 23Dear Aunt                           I take mypen in hand to write youa few lines to let youknow that I am well & hopethat when these lines cometo hand they may find … Continue reading

1863 January 23 Petersburg, Va.

                                                    Petersburg, Va                                                               Jany 23d 1863Gen Jno H.Cocke                My Dear Bro.,                                       Your very kind and affectionatenote of the 17th inst was yesterday received.  I have beenlong expecting to hear from you.  I was afraid youwere sick, and felt exceedingly anxious … Continue reading

1863 January 23 Guinea’s Station

  Camp Near Guinea’s Station                                       Jan’y 23rd 1863My Dear Father                        More … Continue reading

1863 January 23 across the Rappahannock from Fredericksburg

   Head Quarters 15th Conn Vols                                 Camp opposite Fredksburg                                      (No 12)    Jany 23rd [1863]Dear Brother George..                                       I ought to havewritten you before this but have a little some thing to do all the timeso that I could not write..  but … Continue reading

1863 January 22-23 Fayetteville

[from the diary of Capt. Zachariah Heed, 91st Ohio Infantry] JANUARY 22.Fayetteville Va.  Thursday morning.  Some Snow, a blowing in my quarters.  one inch on the floor.  2 oclock P.M. quit Snowing.  8 oclock P.M. Dark and Cloudy. 23.Fayetteville Va.  … Continue reading

1863 January 23 New Bern, N.C.

[from the diary of Sgt. Robert Larimer, Co. C, 62nd Ohio] Friday 23At 3 O Clock received ordersto move in line at 8 O’carrived at the train inNew Bern at 11 AM under wayat 2 P.M. accompanied by 67th Ohiohalted … Continue reading