1862 November 29 near Orange Court House

[from the diary of Frank C. Fitzhugh of Cutshaw’s Battery] Started at day andcamped at night atVedeersville 2 miles beforeOrange C.H. [transcribed by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards] MSS 4448

1862 November 29 Fredericksburg, Va.

[from the “War Journal” of George Hazen Dana of the 32nd Masssachusetts as compiled by himself from wartime letters and diaries]                                       … Continue reading

1862 November 29 Fort Tillinghast, Va.

                 Fort Tillinghast, Va, Nov 29/62                                    Friday, PM.Dear Wife,          I have been expecting to hear fromyou for the last two days.  I have as yet,received no … Continue reading

1862 November 29 Camp near Fairfax Seminary

[from the diary of the Rev. Franics Butler, chaplain of the 25th New Jersey] Sat 29. Our men have had fine weather for picket – two Soldierswoke me up last night, to consult about sending homeor burying here, their deceased … Continue reading

1862 November 29 near Nashville

[from the diary of Captain William F. Hunter, Co. B., 97th Ohio]      Nov. 29th, ’62.Still in camp;nothing unusualoccurred to-day torelieve the monot-ony of camp life,to me it is quite a-greeable as it af-fords me an op-portunity of restingmy feet.Battalion … Continue reading

1862 November 29 camp near Aquia Creek

[from the diary of John Ward of the 102nd Pennsylvania] Nov 29th Satardythis is a vereyNice Day for thistime of the yearCapt Mcgloring &Luts W Day came to theRegt to Day [transcript by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards] MSS 12913

1862 November 29, Canonsburg, Pa.

[from the diary of James Dinsmore Templeton, former musician and private in the 23rd Ohio] Saturday, Nov. 29, 1862Did not get homeuntil late hence sleptlate this morningwent with John toMaths for wagon &helped haul wood [at this point Templeton begins … Continue reading

1862 November 29 Staunton, Va.

[from the diary of Joseph Addison Waddell, former newspaper publisher and civilian employee in the Quartermaster Dept.] Saturday night, Nov. 29, 1862. Still no war news. All quiet at Fredericksburg. Great complaints through the newspapers of outrages by the enemy … Continue reading

1862 November 29 “Hopedale,” Albemarle County, Va.

[from the diary of Mary S. Boydon of “Hopedale,” Abemarle County, Va.] Saturday 29th Father got home to day–Hehas been to Richmond while we were all won==dring what had become of him–Boughtin R. 6 lbs coffee sugar for which he … Continue reading

1862 November 29 Chapel Hill, N.C.

[from the diary of Eliza Oswald Hill, refugee from Wilmington, N.C.] Saturday 29th  Very cloudy again.  Only one letter & that from thegentleman that wants to rent my house–Mrs DeRossett has returned from home after buying the house from Mrs … Continue reading