1862 June 30 Camp on Flat Top Mountain, Va.

[from the diary of James Dinsmore Templeton, private and musician in the 23rd Ohio]

Monday, June 30, 1862
      Was up Early this
morning and Cleaned
my  horn Were mustered
and inspected at 8 oclock
were not obtained long
after that had Guard
mounting.  Practiced
before & after noon
Parade but no drill
Play at Twilight
The boys have been
playing cards almost
constantly for some
time past have some
discussion about it but
Arthur told them they
must quit the abuse of it
Drizzley this morning
hazy but partly clear all
day, got package of
papers from home this eve

MSS 10317

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