1862 April 1

[from the diary of Jesse Calvin Spaulding, Co. F, 25th Massachusetts]
April 1
Came off guard and went into
the river and washed. Played
chess and backgammon. Our regiment was
ordered to escort the 17th Mass. which
has arrived to-nigh to reinforce us, together
with several other regiments.

MSS 11293

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