Civil War Diaries, September 13, 1862

Ashley Carpenter Diary Entry:

“Sept. 13  Reached camp. Found the tents all arrived & on the ground ready for raising.  The forenoon was spent in their erection.  The evening was spent in a prayer meeting conducted by a number of the Young Mens Christian Association.

This was the first comfortable night spent in Camp.”

Hiram Leonard Diary Entry:

13th Saturday  a fine cloudy day, cool in morning.  I did my choars was at the office the most of the day & evening came home about 8 by Hoyts got home at 9 & went to bed about 10 nearly sick.  James Dady died this morning.”


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