Following the American Civil War Sesquicentennial with day by day writings of the time, currently 1863.

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An Artilleryman’s Diary–Jenkin Lloyd Jones.

January 14, 2013

An Artilleryman's Diary–Jenkin Lloyd Jones, 6th Battery, Wisconsin Artillery.

Buntyn Station, Wednesday, Jan 14. This morning, while it was yet dark, Sergeant Hamilton came to our door, calling upon Evans to harness and hitch up team. I being on guard, coupled the horses, stood until 8 o’clock, when they were unhitched and unharnessed. Marched from 2 o’clock. Roll call. After [marched] to the headquarters of the 48th Indiana to be paid off, the boys having two months’ pay. I received none. Raining heavy all day. Five months in the service of Uncle Sam.

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