Sunday, January 29, 2012

1862 January 29 [Williamsburg, Va.]

[from the diary of Daniel D. Logan, younger brother of General Thomas M. Logan and Sgt., Co. b, 1st Special Batallion (Rightor's) Louisiana Infantry]

Wednesday – Jany 29/62
Spent this morning in
superintending the Company clean
up Company quarters & in
making benches & fixing up
the Den. None but Battalion
Drill today -
Mr Jas Ross arrived today
from New Orleans – Willie
returned with his but not
my furlough - he leaves for
N.O. tomorrow, I wrote to Mr
Memminger tonight by him to try
& get my furlough from the War
department – Sent him my
letter of introduction – Wrote to
[-] by Willie – Returned
at 11 o’c tonight – Willie & Fry got
tight tonight – bidding farewell to Huger – they
wake me up at 12 o’c to go & take Eggnog – I would
not leave my bed

[Huger=2nd Lt. William E. Huger, Co. B, 1st La. Bn.]

[transcription by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards, annotation by Robert K. Krick]

MSS 6154

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