"Who is this that looks forth like the dawn, fair as the moon, bright as the sun, terrible as an army with banners?"

Friday, November 30, 2012

Sunday, November 30, 1862. Demolishing a House

"Demolishing a house for building material"
November 30, 1862
William Henry Jackson
12th Regt. Co. K

"Sunday 30th Inspection at 9. A.M. as usual. Service as usual in P.M. Dress Parade as usual."

~ Diary of Horace Barlow, 44,  Co. C, 12th Regiment

"Capt. Clarke will tell you on his return. I never looked or felt better so far as health is concerned in my life. The Captain, E. Gorham, George Howe, and Major Carpenter, Paymaster, dined with us last Sunday. That evening I went to Washington, going up from Alexandria on a steamboat, nine miles I arrived in the city about six o’clock, and put up at Willard’s, where C and G were stopping."  Lt. Col. Charles Cummings, Sixteenth Regiment, Letter No. 7(8),  December 4, 1862. VHS. 

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