1862 May 30 Camp Alexander, Va.

 [from the war journal (i.e. extracts of letters) of Captain George Hazen Dana of the 32nd Massachusetts Volunteers]  Camp Alexander                                          … Continue reading

1862 May 30

[from the diary of Samuel Johnson of the 1st Massachusetts Independent Light Battery]                         May. 30th Yesterday several of the wounded prisonerswere brought in; they are mostly all NorthCarolinians. … Continue reading

1862 May 30

[from the diary of James Dinsmore Templeton, private and musician in the 23rd Ohio] Friday, May 30, 1862 Practiced this morningafter which I procureda pass & went downto the 37th Regt for myslippers got thempaid one dollar for themseem good … Continue reading

1862 May 30

[From the diary of Lt. John Tyler of Letcher’s Artillery]  May 30th  Tom, B & Ellis M – went in town this morning & intend letting me go this evening.  The Gov Col . Morton, Col Marshall, & Col.s [sic] … Continue reading

1862 May 30 Richmond, Va.

[from the diary of Daniel D. Logan, younger brother of General Thomas M. Logan, formerly a Sgt, Co. B, 1st Special Battalion (Rightor’s), now with the Hampton Legion]                         … Continue reading

1862 May 30 Chapel Hill, N.C.

[from the diary of Eliza Oswald Hill, refugee from Wilmington, N.C.] Friday the 30th  warmest day we have had this season–Elizahas just received a letter from Mr M—n he has beenvery sick–& is still too weak to join his Regiment–I … Continue reading

1862 May 30 Staunton, Va.

[from the diary of Joseph Addison Waddell,  former editor of the Staunton Spectator and a civilian employee in the Quartermaster Dept.] Friday night, May 30, 1862. Still without news from Richmond, Corinth +c,  Jackson’s army quiet. No prisoners sent off … Continue reading

1862 May 30 Lynchburg, Va.

[from the diary of William M. Blackford, former diplomat and bank officer, Lynchburg, Va., with five sons in the Confederate Army] Friday 30 Went at an early hour to theOrange Depot to deliver letters to JackSeddon for Lanty–Jack commands theIrish Battalion … Continue reading

1862 June 29 Winchester, Va.

    Taylor Hotel Winchester      May 29 1862 My own darling Jennie      This morning the 10” was ordered on the road to Charlestown, but I found myself entirely too unwell to go with them and so Billy & I … Continue reading

1862 May 29 Clarke County, Va.

[from the diary of Matthella Page Harrison as transcribed at a later date] Thursday May 29, 1862 Yet another delightful day.  The boys have been visiting around.  It is so pleasant to expect them back at night.  It is reported … Continue reading