[from the diary of Jesse Calvin Spaulding, Co. F. 25th Massachusetts]
Cleared off very cold during the night. We
were put through double quick and bayonet
exercise. Wrote a letter to Hen Russell after drill. This
afternoon read and talked with John Simonds.
There was a small mail came in today
but I got nothing. Read this evening in the Boston
Journal and Cultivator. Three new regiments came