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

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Diary of Josiah Marshall Favill.

August 25, 2013

Diary of a Young Officer–Josiah Marshall Favill (57th New York Infantry)

August 25th. Received a telegram through army headquarters from Charleston, announcing a great victory there; we hope its utter destruction draws very near.

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