Monday, February 4, 2013

1863 January 29-30 at sea

[from the diary of Sgt. Robert Larimer, Co. C., 62nd Ohio Volunteers]

Thursday 29
Set sail [from Beaufort] at 4 PM run all night
-cool & windy

Friday 30
At sea, - ship rolling & pitching all
hands taking a vomit = heave &
heave - cool & windy

Saturday, January 31, 1863
At sea water very calm
cast anchor in Pt Royal
Harbor at 11 A.M. --pleasant

MSS 38-129

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