Saturday, December 22, 2012

1862 December 22-23 [Clarke County, Va.]

[from the diary of Matthella Page Harrison as transcribed at a later date]

Tuesday, December 22nd--The gentlemen left today.  It is reported 150 cavalry are in Winchester.

Wednesday, December 23rd--Yankee infantry entered Winchester today, it is said.  White with his cavalry has captured a large portion of Milroy's train and several hundred prisoners.

MSS 9759

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