Friday, November 16, 2012
1862 November 17 Lynchburg, Va.
[from the diary of William M. Blackford, bank officer and former diplomat with five sons in the Confederate Army]
Monday 17 nothing of any particular inte
rest. Mary continues very unwell Wea
ther very fine--Late at night
after we had all gone to bed 10.30
Richd Davis & his wife came--The
cars were detained three hours
beyond their time--We did the
best we could--It was long before the
baggage came and late before we
got quiet again.