Wednesday, January 23, 2013

1863 January 11 Camp across the Rappahannock from Fredericksburg

[from the diary of the Rev. Francis E. Butler, chaplain of the 25th New Jersey]

Sun 11. Cleared off fine.  Peterson Co B died  held services in hosps - & gave tracts
Preached to regt. on Blind Timaeus & held services at 4.  py. meetg in mess
tent in eveg. – sat up late – talking.

[transcript by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards]

MSS 12935 

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