Sunday, February 10, 2013

1863 February 8 [White Oak Church]

[from the diary of Samuel S. Johnson, 1st Massachusetts Independent Light Battery]

                                Feb 8th [date a bit unclear]

The past week has been very quiet.  The ninth
corps, “Gen Smith’s” has been withdrawn from
this army, and sent to East Kentucky.  On the
6th had a cold and severe snow storm, which
lasted until the night of the 7th when it turned
to rain.  The weather has been very cold and quite

[transcript by Mary Roy Dawson]

MSS 8493

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