Sunday, September 30, 2012

1862 September 30 camp near mouth of Antietam

[from the diary of James Dinsmore Templeton, musician and private in the 23rd Ohio]

[Tuesday  Sept. 30, 1862 ]

Were interested
most of the day trying
to produce our discharge
Went this morning with
Phil to Gen Burnsides
Hd Quarters  Saw the
ajt General he said he
would attend to the
matter.  Have Capt McIlrath
enlisted in our favor
[?] tried same.
The 30th Reg't band came
in with some recruits
[?] Brown & Handy
came in to day
Parade this evening
Mostly clear

MSS 10317

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