1862 September 30 Lynchburg, Va.

[from the diary of William M. Blackford, bank officer and former diplomat with five sons in the Confederate Army] Tuesday 30. Not a rumor of any kind fromthe army–News from Kentucky recd saysit too probable that Buell hasgotten to Louisville … Continue reading

1862 September 29 New Bern, N.C.

MondaySept 29 Signed the pay-roll this forenoon and gotpaid off.  Had no dress parade.  Went inswimming this afternoon.  Have felt faint and sickto-day.  Did not sleep well last night.   Red some to-dayGot no news from the north lately.  Paid … Continue reading

1862 September 29 Bunker’s Hill, near Winchester

 Camp of 13th Va. Regt.                        September 29th 1862.Dear Lute:                        I have received your twoletters of recent dates and … Continue reading

1862 September 29 Richmond, Va.

Richmond Sept. 29th 1862. His Excellency John Letcher       Governor of Virginia.             Sir:                     You may recollectthat about one year ago Brig-Genl. then Col. Jno. Echols … Continue reading

1862 September 29 “Eudora,” near Leesburg, Va.

[from the diary of Lt. John Tyler, of Letcher’s Artillery]    (Sept 29th) Like my new room verymuch.  Have not felt quite as well thisevening.  Sent Jas. over to Waterford withMr Braden, after the Flannel, & with ordersto have me … Continue reading

1862 September 29 Winchester, V.

[from the diary of Frank C. Fitzhugh, of Cutshaw’s Battery]                                   Monday 29   I went to Winchester:    sawThom Marshall at theHospital.  he was … Continue reading

1862 September 29 Post Hospital near Alexandria

No 70,        No. 70 Post Hospital nearAlexandria Sept 29th/62 Dear Mother     I am still here and thinklikely I shall stay here sometimeas the doctor says he can do butlittle for me here.  Now I dontwant you … Continue reading

1862 September 29 Louisville

[from the diary of Captain William F. Hunter, of Co. b., 97th Ohio]      Sept. 29th, ‘62We were awaked, asusual, at 3 A.M., & or-dered into line; wehave had a standingorder, since the middleof last week, to fallin at … Continue reading

1862 September 29

[from the diary of the Rev. Francis Butler, future chaplain of the 25th New Jersey] Mon 29.  very busy in New York ordering outfit &cdrove to Cent. Park with Henry, (Staid at his house,on return made calls – .  P.C. … Continue reading

1862 September 29 near the mouth of Antietam Creek

[from the diary of James Dinsmore Templeton, musician and private in the 23rd Ohio] Monday, Sept. 29, 1862 this morning wentout to practice. Jo & Charliecame to us did not succeedin doing anything.Have been trying toprevent our dischargethe Adjt got … Continue reading