[from the diary of Captain Zachariah Heed, 91st Ohio]
Fayetteville Va. Jan Wednesday
morning mud and rain, predominating 2 oclock P.M. Still Raining, 8
Oclock P.M. all quiet but Raining.
Va. Thursday morning. no Rain but wind is raising pretty freely. 2
oclock P.M. cold and windy. 8 oclock P.M. cloudy with wind,
Indications of Snow.
Fayetteville Va. Friday
morning. Some Snow falling but is melting as fast as it falls. 2
oclock colder. 8 oclock, P.M. freezing
[transcript by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards]