Monday, February 11, 2013

1863 February 9 New Bern, N.C.

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

Monday
Feb 9
Foggy this morning but cleared off pleasant.
Have been charging clothing today.  Wrote a
letter to Daniel, and have also read "the adventures of
Peter Wilkins."  Got a report that Foster is in town, and
that he got defeated but dont believe it.  We also
have a report that two companies of the twenty Seventh
and two companies of the 44th have been taken prison
ers, but we dont believe that either

MSS 11293

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