1862 November 30 near Aquia Creek

[from the diary of John Ward of the 102nd Pennsylvania] Nov 30th Sunday Recd orders tomarch to morrowto Foyen theBrdge tomorrowmoring 2 milesfrom Stafford [transcript by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards] MSS 12913

1862 November 30, Canonsburg, Pa.

[from the diary of James Dinsmore Templeton, former musician and private in the 23rd Ohio] Sunday, Nov. 30, 1862 [Templeton still using ink that has faded almost to illegibility] This morningwent down to [?]Johns & changed  myclothing Came backto Maths … Continue reading

1862 November 30 Staunton, Va.

[from the diary of Joseph Addison Waddell, former newspaper publisher and civilian employee of the quartermaster dept.] Sunday night, Nov 30, 1862. This afternoon as Va and I sat by the fire in our room, there was a rap at … Continue reading

1862 November 30 “Hopedale,” Albemarle County, Va.

[from the diary of Mary S. Boydon of “Hopedale,” Abemarle County, Va.] Sunday 30th  Fifth Sunday–Father preached atBarboursville Celestine rose this morningquite yellow–we believe it is jaundice Precept-“Let all flesh give thanks unto hisholy name for ever & ever”–Ps 145:21 Prayer– “All … Continue reading

1862 November 30 Chapel Hill, N.C.

[from the diary of Eliza Oswald Hill,  refugee from Wilmington, N.C.] Sunday 30th  We all went to church–It was communion day-& a fullcongregation–The money put in the plate was to go to sick & woundedsoldiers–A letter from Tom.  He is … Continue reading

1862 November 30 Fauquier County, Va.

[[from the diary of Anne Madison Willis Ambler] Sunday, November 30, 1862 Arose early-                   gave my letter a slighttwist & sent it by Mr. Hoff. Pa heard the Yankees had goneback=he also … Continue reading

1862 November 30 Lynchburg, Va.

[from the diary of William M. Blackford, bank officer and former diplomat with five sons in the Confederate Army] Sunday 30  A fine bright & not very coldday.  I see in the Virginian withsome introductory remarks, a pieceof poetry called … Continue reading

1862 November 29 New Bern, N.C.

[from the diary of Jesse Calvin Spaulding, Co. F., 25th Massachusetts] SaturdayNov. 29Battalion drill this forenoon and a greattime we had of it too.  In the afternoon gotready for inspection and fixed our bunks. MSS 11293

1862 November 29 near Fredericksburg, Va.

2 miles of FredericksburgNov. 29th 1862My Dear Father I have not received a letter from you since we got to this place. And one of the company, who has entered a substitute, leaves tomorrow & I take the opportunity to send … Continue reading

1862 November 29 Camp Narrows Giles County, Va.

Camp Narrows Giles Cty Va Nov. The 29th 1862Dear friend I take the opportunityto write you a few lines to let youknow that these few lines will findyou all well. I have no news to writeyou that will interest you, … Continue reading