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

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Monday. June 8, 1863. Dull in camp.

"Monday 8th. Off Guard. Recd U.S. pay this A.M. to the amount of $26.00, being in full to May 1st 1863. Battalion drill & Dress parade in eve." ~ Diary of Horace Barlow (UVM), 126, Horace Barlow, Pvt., Co. C, 12th Regiment

"June 8. Quite dull in camp. We are signing the pay-rolls to-day, and expect the Paymaster to-morrow." ~ John C. Williams, Corporal, Co. B, 14th Regiment, Life in Camp 125 (1864)

"8th. Very windy and dusty. Nothing of importance has occurred in the past eight days." ~ Diary of Oliver A. Browne, Co. K, 15th Regiment

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