1862 November 30 New Bern, N.C.

[from the diary of Jesse Calvin Spaulding, Co. F., 25th Massachusetts] SundayNov 30a nice pleasant day.  We had no inspectionthis morning as we had the monthly reviewand inspection this afternoon.  This evening Georgeand I went down to Phineas’ tent and … Continue reading

1862 November 30 Concord, Mass.

     Concord, Nov 30th 1862 My dear General Hitchcock,    When, in that golden noonI bade you farewell so longago at my door, I thought Ishould not be able towait until you had lefttown before expressing to youmy sense … Continue reading

1862 November 30 Richmond

Richmond  Nov 30thMy Dear FriendI am generally soprompt at writing to you that I expect youthink I have forgotten you by this time.If I did not have a good reason fornot writing I should be ashamed of my-self but the … Continue reading

1862 November 30 near Fredericksburg

 [camp near Fredericksburg] Sunday 30thMy Dear Father Night caught me last night before I could finish it writing. Mr. Bradly starts immediately so I can write no more. The mail came just now, but no letter for me from home. Our cook … Continue reading

1862 November 30 Chancellors near Fredericksburg

[from the diary of Frank C. Fitzhugh of Cutshaw’s Battery]                                                              … Continue reading

1862 November 30 Camp Cumberland

              Camp Cumberland                   Nov. 30th, / 62My Darling Pet Birdie                                  … Continue reading

1862 November 30 Camp Tillinghast

[letter of Sgt. Robert P. Mansfield, Co. M., 1st Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, continues]                      Sunday afternoon Nov 30I thought I would wait untill I heard fromyou, before sending this, I have … Continue reading

1862 November 30 East New York

                East New York                  Nov. 30, 1862Feeling a little lazy I haveneglected writing until it is quitelate in the afternoon, and as I havewritten every Sabbath since we have beenhere I will write a few lines now.Will answer your questions … Continue reading

1862 November 30 camp near Fairfax Seminary

[from the diary of the Rev. Francis Butler, chaplain of the 25th New Jersey] Sun 30.  Fine.  Inspection so long, no morng. service.  must seeCol. about it.  Visited hospitals – talked & prayed withthem – hung up cards of SS … Continue reading

1862 November 30 near Nashville

[from the diary of Captain William F. Hunter of Co. B., 97th Ohio]      Nov. 30th, ’62.Still in camp.In compliance withthe spirit and letterof the recent proc-lamation of thePresident, the labor of to-day has been“reduced to the mea-sure of … Continue reading