Saturday, January 19, 2013

1863 January 4 New Bern, N.C.

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

Jan 4
Had an inspection at eight oclock this morn-
ing, & afterwards sung awhile and then went
to church and heard Mr James preach a real good
sermon. In the afternoon sung and read some.  this
evening read two of Spurgeons sermons aloud.
Adams and Hunter were in our tent while I was reading
Received a letter from home this afternoon dated the
29th of Dec. Have felt Gods love in a marked measure today.

MSS 11293

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