1863 February 13 Charleston [W] Va

[from the diary of Captain Zachariah Heed, 91st Regiment, Ohio Volunteers] FEBRUARY 13.Charleston Va.  Friday morning, Slightly cold, mud Eighteen Inches deep on the Streets.  Afternoon weather moderating.  Evening met Dr. E. C. Kreider, of Lancaster Ohio.   men are employd … Continue reading

1863 February 13 St. Helena, S. C.

[from the diary of Sgt. Robert Larimer, Co. C., 62nd Regt. Ohio Volunteers] Friday 13Company drill regimentalinspection. dress paradecool & windy MSS 38-129

1863 February 13 Norfolk, Va.

[from the Signal Message Book of Lt. Thomas S. Seabury, 3rd New York] Feb. 13th    To Lt. Field          I cannot leave today.          Can you defer the excursion          til Sunday.                     (Signed) Lt. Van Winkle MSS 10781

1863 February 13 Chapel Hill, N.C.

[from the diary of Eliza Hill Oswald, refugee from Wilmington, N.C.] Friday 13th  Christian’s off – & we all miss her very much – I thoughtI wold go out in the afternoon but company came in & preventedme – Mrs … Continue reading

1863 February 13 “Hopedale,” Albemarle County, Va.

[from the diary of Mary S. Boyden, daughter of the Rev. Ebenezer Boyden, rector of Walker’s Parish (later Christ Episcopal), Cismont, Va.] Friday 13th  No school today – I have been busymaking pies &c for Hanson’s box – It is … Continue reading

1863 February 12 New Bern, N.C.

[from the diary of Jesse Calvin Spaulding, Co. F., 25th Massachusetts] ThursdayFeb 12Another pleasant day, I drilled inforenoon, and made out Lon Brownsdischarge papers.  This afternoon read considerableThis evening ten of our company went down to meeting which I enjoyed … Continue reading

1863 February 12 Newport News, Va.

                  (I think my last was No 20)   Head Quarters 15th Regt. Conn Vols             (21)                             Camp at New port News Va   Feby 12th  [1863]My Dear Sister Helen..                                      I suppose you are veryanxiously waiting for a letter from me as youhave … Continue reading

1863 February February 18 Howard 15th Conn

                                             Head Quarters 15th C.V.               Camp at Newport News, Va.                                            Feby 18th 63My Dear Sister,,                             Here it is the18th and no letter from home,,we have had no mail fornearly a week and we areall feeling rather toughabout it      I … Continue reading

1863 January 12 Newport News, Va.

[from the diary of the Rev. Francis E. Butler, Co. B., 97th Ohio] Thurs 12.  Mild, windy day – drew sketches, rode onbeach with Major – walked with Dr. & had haircut.  Called on Col. Stevens – his wife gave … Continue reading

1863 February 13 Charleston [W] Va

 [from the diary of Captain Zacariah Heed, 92st Ohio Volunteers] FEBRUARY 13.Charleston Va.  Friday morning, Slightly cold, mud Eighteen Inches deep on the Streets.  Afternoon weather moderating.  Evening met Dr. E. C. Kreider, of Lancaster Ohio.   men are employd throwing … Continue reading