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Diary of John Beauchamp Jones: September 20, 1863
We have nothing to-day from any of the seats of war; but I
saw several hundred head of cattle driven through the city this morning, marked
“C. S.,” which I learned had come from Essex and King and Queen Counties, which
may indicate either a raid from the Lo...
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Diary of John Beauchamp Jones: September 21, 1863
The President was called out of church yesterday, and was
for three hours closeted with the Secretary of War and Gen. Cooper. It appears
that the enemy were occupying Bristol, on the line between Virginia and
Tennessee, with seven regiments, and Carse's bri...
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Diary of 1st Sergeant John L. Ransom: November 11, 1864
Very well fed. There it goes again. Had determined not to
say anything more about how we were fed, and now I have done it. However, I was
not grumbling about it any way. Will merely add that I have an appetite larger
than an elephant. Will also say that the...
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Lieutenant-Colonel William T. Lusk to Elizabeth Adams Lusk, June 19, 1863
Coleman's Eutaw House, Baltimore , June 19th, 1863. My dear Mother: Here I am in Baltimore in safety, neither able to go
forward, nor willing to turn back. As yet, all communication with Harper's
Ferry is cut off, but the position Hooker now occupies is suc...
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Captain Charles Wright Wills: April 24, 1864
Scottsboro, Ala., April
24, 1864. Spring is here at last, and summer is almost in sight. The
last two days have been fully as warm as I care to see weather in April. There
has been a great deal of cold, wet weather here this spring, and vegetable life
is un...
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Diary of 2nd Lieutenant Luman Harris Tenney: August 8, 1864
Put in an estimate for clothing and drew forage. SOURCE: Frances Andrews Tenney,  War Diary Of Luman
Harris Tenney , p. 127
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Diary of 2nd Lieutenant Luman Harris Tenney: Tuesday, August 9, 1864
Thede sold his horse. Went over to town and procured some
clothing. SOURCE: Frances Andrews Tenney,  War Diary Of Luman
Harris Tenney , p. 127
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Diary of 2nd Lieutenant Luman Harris Tenney: Wednesday, August 10, 1864
Had charge of the dock and disembarking of troops at the wharf.
Rode to town near evening. SOURCE: Frances Andrews Tenney,  War Diary Of Luman
Harris Tenney , p. 127
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Diary of 2nd Lieutenant Luman Harris Tenney: August 11, 1864
Retained my order for duty but was allowed to go to town.
Tried to find Mr. Mills' and Mr. Holtslander's but A. B. gave me the wrong
directions. Filled up my requisition and went to Washington and drew clothing.
Visited the Capitol. SOURCE: Frances Andrews ...
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Diary of 2nd Lieutenant Luman Harris Tenney: Friday, August 12, 1864
Drew and issued more clothing during the day. At 5 P. M.
division moved. A. B., Thede and I went ahead. Had two dishes of ice cream at expense
of George Palmer. Went to the depot and saw 150 O. N. G. starting home. It
makes us almost homesick and yet we do ...
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