Monday, February 4, 2013

1863 January 30 Norfolk

[from the signal message book of Lt. Thomas S. Seabury, 3rd New York Infantry]

Jan. 30th  Patterson 12 1/2 P.M.
   To Col. Wardrop
         There is fighting going on
          8 miles beyond Suffolk.
          Be vigilant
                        E.T. Viele Brig. Gen.
                        U.S.V.

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Jan. 30th  11 P.M.
      To Gen. Viele
      Any later news from Suf
     folk? When did the firing
     cease
                       Col. Wardrop

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Jan. 30  11 1/2 P.M.
       To Col.Wardrop
             No report from Suffolk
             tonight.  Rebels were fal
             ling back at noon.
                         E. T. Viele
                         Brig. Gen.

MSS 10781

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