Friday, October 28, 2011

1861 October 28

[from the diary of Francis G. Hale, Co. F, 34th Ohio Zouaves]

I have still a bad cold
and do not feele very
well Bill Hosier has got
the measles and is in
the hospittal but I hope
he will be out soone
News came that our boys
was coming in to day
one or two have come
in the rest are not far
off we had orders to go to
the river to day to wash
up all our pants and
dry them I do not know
what it is for unles
it is be cause we are
get awful durty and
some of the boys are
they do not try to keepe

MSS 13405

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