Wednesday, February 6, 2013

1863 February 2-3 camp across the Rappahannock from Fredericksburg

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

Feb 2 Mon.  Fine.  pleasant letters from home.
3 Tues.  cold.  high wind our groceries arrived fr. Washington.
visited hospt.  talked with almost every one personally,

[transcript by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards]

MSS 12935

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