Friday, January 18, 2013

1863 January 3 Camp across Rappahannock from Fredericksburg

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

Sat 3. Mild hazy day, cold night.  I[?] boots came
visited pickets.  Dr. Riley went up in balloon
yesterday - recd. & wrote letter to Mr H.   In hospital

[transcript by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards]

MSS 12935

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