1862 December 21 3rd Brigade Headquarters
Hd Qurs 3d Brigade Dec 21st (Sunday) 1862My own darling JennieLast night, to day, and to night we are ex-periencing the coldest weather of the season andour men and officers are suffering no little. Sofar as I am concerned … Continue reading
1862 December 21 Head Quarters, Divn
Head Quarters, Divn Dec 21, 62Genl: Yr. kind note I have just recd & beg you to acceptmy thanks–In my report I had approximated to givestatement of casualties.- Be assured, Dear Sir I shallremember with lively satisfaction the gallant … Continue reading
1862 December 21 Caroline County, Va.
Camp near Port RoyalCaroline Co., Dec 21 ’62 My Dear Sister,Your lit-tle note of the 29th ult. madeits appearance here about a week sinceand it is unnecessary for meto say that its reception gaveme unusual delight for itwas the first … Continue reading
1862 December 21 Port Royal, Va.
[from the diary of Frank C. Fitzhugh of Cutshaw’s Battery] Sunday 21Uncle Albert Dade cameto see us. remained but afew minutes. [transcript by … Continue reading
1862 December 21 Camp near Fredricksburg
Camp near Fredericksburg Sunday Afternoon Dec 21st 1862- Dear Phebe It is the lordsLords day and all activeopperations are suspendedthe immense armies arestill and from the twosides of the Rappahanock theycan … Continue reading
1862 December 21 across the Rappahannock from Fredericksburg
[from the diary of Samuel S. Johnson, of the 1st Massachusetts Independent Light Battery] Dec 21st Unlike the two preceeding ones, these … Continue reading
1862 December 21 Norfolk, Va.
[from the message book of Lt. Thomas S. Seabury, 3rd New York Infantry] Dec. 21st To Capt. Liebenan A lighter is here with 30 sacks salt passed by Capt. Judson-shall I let her pass … Continue reading
1862 December 21 across Rappahannock from Fredericksburg
[from the diary of the Rev. Francis E. Butler, chaplain of the 25th New Jersey] Sun. 21 – bright & cold. Visited hos. Distributed tracts & books. Heldservice in P. M. Dr. Blundel here – [transcript by Mary Roy Dawson … Continue reading
1862 December 21 Belle Plain, Va.
[from the diary of John Ward of the 102nd Pennsylvania] Dec 21st Sundayall quite alongthe lines thismorengin [transcript by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards] MSS 12913
1862 December 21 Nashville, Tenn.
[from the diary of Captain William F. Hunter, Co. B., 97th Ohio] Dec. 21st, ’62.Today rode overto the 51st Ohio, & saw Sam. Worthing-ton; his father re-signed last Sept.,at Bowling Green,Ky. Ordered to have 3-day’s rations cooked & … Continue reading