Monday, November 26, 2012

1862 November 27 Lynchburg, Va.

[from the diary of William M. Blackford, bank officer and former diplomat with five sons in the Confederate Army]

Thursday 27  cold & clear--Ice seen
in the streets & in the buckets. No
news from the army-- things
remain in status quo about Fredg.
The good old town may yet escape
destruction.  Nothing of any moment.
-Robert Saunders, Mrs Davis & her
daughter Lucy arrived this eveng
-the ladies bound to the University.

MSS 4763

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