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  • William Cline 11:54 AM April 21, 2009
    Generalde stoneman with 25 thousan caverley laide ther Readey to cross when the weather woulde admite of ite
  • Abraham Lincoln 09:05 AM April 21, 2009
    Officially declared West Virginia to be one of the United States of America.
  • Mason W. Tyler 09:37 PM April 20, 2009
    General Devens succeeded by Colonel William H. Brown of New York.
  • Mason W. Tyler 09:37 PM April 20, 2009
    General Devens announced his promotion. His brief and eloquent address drew tears. Not a dry eye in the brigade.
  • Robert McAllister 06:13 PM April 20, 2009
    Gov. Parker objects to appointing Capt. Hill a Major, because Hill signed the resolution against the State Peace Resolution.
  • John Pardington 06:11 PM April 20, 2009
    Received a letter from my sister, @ Maria. She sent a picture and it did look so natural.
  • John Pardington 06:10 PM April 20, 2009
    It has been almost eight months since we left Detroit and I have not slept with my Pants off the whole time and hardly my coat.
  • John Apperson 06:06 PM April 20, 2009
    Not many sick are brought in now. There are a great many cases of dropsy of some form or another.
  • John Apperson 06:06 PM April 20, 2009
    This morning rain commenced falling very rapidly, and continued during the day. Nothing of interest occurred.
  • Charles Wainwright 06:05 PM April 20, 2009
    It is well for a commanding general to have confidence in himself and in his plans, but I fear that Gen. Hooker has too much of it.
  • Charles Wainwright 06:05 PM April 20, 2009
    I talked with Gen. Hooker. He is very confident of success, though the blocking of Stoneman at Rappahannock has interfered with his plans.
  • Charles Wainwright 05:33 PM April 18, 2009
    The rain has raised the Rappahannock River 7 feet. Stoneman is still waiting to get across, and is now reported to be out of forage.
  • John Apperson 04:51 PM April 18, 2009
    Went fishing this afternoon. We caught a very pretty string of fish.
  • Harper's Weekly 02:19 PM April 18, 2009
    A great bread riot in Richmond, about 3000 women broke into stores taking bread, clothing, and other items. Jeff Davis restored order.
  • Louis Leon 02:01 PM April 18, 2009
    This is the end of the siege of Washington. We were there sixteen days, but could not draw the enemy out of their works.
  • Louis Leon 02:00 PM April 18, 2009
    Ordered to go on picket at Shingle Landing yesterday. In a march of 5 miles waded through 3 miles of swamp, knee-deep before being recalled.
  • John Apperson 10:20 AM April 18, 2009
    This morning promises a pretty day.
  • John Pardington 10:19 AM April 18, 2009
    @ Sarah: To night I received your welcome letter and was glad to hear you were settled in trenton. I should think Mrs. Plumb is good company
  • David Strother 10:18 AM April 18, 2009
    A rebel mail was taken and its contents emptied on the front verandah. Innumerable letters were broken open and laughed over.
  • David Strother 12:54 PM April 17, 2009
    Colonel Seward, son of the Secretary of State, arrived today with dispatches for the general. These were of a secret nature.
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