Tuesday, 1864 August 16; Wednesday, August 17 and Thursday, August 18 [City Point, Virginia]: “Hard work carrying Lumber up the Hill”

[Pocket diary of David Probert, a New Jersey civilian employed as a carpenter by the United States Military Railroads during the siege of Petersburg, Virginia] [Page heading] August, TUESDAY, 16, 1864. Hot in the morning, [unintelligible] am finished the Cook … Continue reading