1862 February 28 Placeholder

[Warren’s letter is written in poor quality ink that has faded almost to illegibility over the past 150 years] Camp WalkerFebruary 28 1862My own darling WifeI got no letter from Frescatti todayfrom which fact I infer you are [doing fine?]I … Continue reading

1862 February 28 Staunton

[from the diary of Joseph A. Waddell, civilian clerk in the Quartermaster Dept., Staunton, Va.] Friday night, Feb. 28, 1862. Fast Day, in accordance with pursuance of President Davis’ proclamation. A large congregation at our church this morning. Mr. Baker … Continue reading

1862 February 27

[from the diary of Daniel D. Logan, younger brother of General Thomas M. Logan, and Sgt., Co. B, 1st Special Battalion (Rightor’s), Louisiana Infantry\ Thursday – February 27/62Spent today in the routine of campduties – Drill at ten o’c & … Continue reading

1862 February 27 Centreville, Va.

[The stationery for this letter, dated 27 Feb. 1862, is preprinted with ”Confederate States of American,” a cannon, a Confederate flag, and a patriotic verse.] Centreville Feb. 27th 1862.My Dear Father Today the usualrepose of our camp has beeninterrupted by … Continue reading

1862 February 27 Leesburg, Va.

Cavalry Camp near LeesburgFebry 27th 1862 My dear wifeI recd. your letter this morning from Petersburg I am veryglad that you are going home(I suppose you are there by thisand that Robert’s condition is sofavourable, Dr Jackson thinksthere is no … Continue reading

1862 February 27

[from the diary of Jesse Calvin Spaulding, Co. F, 25th Massachusetts] WednesdayFeb 27 Rained hard in the night but I lay comfortable. Phineas was on guard and to day has gone off to the New York and has not got … Continue reading

1862 February 27 [Camp Union]

[From the diary of James Dinsmore Templeton, musician and private in the 23rd Ohio] Played for Guard Mounting.Went to the mill forbread found affairs in rather a delicate state.Herb received some papersto day very important newsWent with Gillett to themill … Continue reading

1862 February 27 Camp Franklin, Va

Camp Franklin Va. Feb 27th/62 Dear parents.I am expecting a letter from you to night but I cannot waite to recieve it before writing. It comes our turn to go on picket tomorrow and I cannot write again for a … Continue reading

1862 February 27 Front Royal, Va.

Front Royal Feb 27th 1862 Dear Dick, [Richard Bayly Buck]Having obtained Pa’s consent to jointhe Army I am undetermined as yet whether to in==list in the “Warren Rifles” or the Cavalry and Iwrite to you to ascertain whether your company … Continue reading

1862 February 26

[from the diary of Daniel D. Logan, younger brother of General Thomas M. Logan and a Sgt. Co. B., 1st Special Battalion (Rightor’s), Louisiana Infantry] Wednesday – February 26/ 62Weather clear today, but it beganto rain before dark – Had … Continue reading