Tuesday, February 5, 2013

1863 January 31 New Bern, N.C.

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

Jan 31
Made out the monthly report this morn
ing and then got ready for inspection
and went out to monthly inspection.   Have also
made out the morning report book, the com-
pany savings and [Douthies?] descriptive list, and
read newspapers, This evening went into the
orderlys tent and sung with Page, Miller and
some of the other boys.  Then they all set to smoking
and bothered Butterfield when he came in and
had a great time generally.

MSS 11293

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