Friday, February 1, 2013

1863 January 25 across the Rappahannock from Fredericksburg

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

Sun 25.  Fine warm day.  Preachd. on Acquaint thyself with
him (ie God) – Wm present – buried a man after Sunset

[transcript by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards]

MSS 12935

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