Tuesday, January 15, 2013

1862 December 27 New Bern, N.C.

[from the diary of Jesse Calvin Spaulding, Co. F., 25th Massachusetts]

Dec 27
A dull rainy day. Laid in my tent
reading and cleaned my gun and
equipments ready for inspection.  Hall was pro-
moted to orderly, Graham to Sergeant and Ball to
Corporal.  Commenced a letter home to the folks this
evening with an account of the expedition
Have felt pretty well to-day

MSS 11293

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