1861 September 30

[from the diary of Eugene M. Cox of the Albemarle Border Guards]

9 P.M. This has been the most beautiful day–the sun in all his brightness and splendor has warned and enlivened us and although in plain view of the encampment of a powerful army of the enemy, we have really enjoyed ourselves–have gotten plenty of provisions and are doing well and in for the fight–Now all go to rest–

MSS 38-221

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