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

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War Diary of Luman Harris Tenney

September 4, 2013

War Diary of Luman Harris Tenney.

4th. Boys got ready to go for forage, when orders came to report to H quarters immediately, lightly equipped. E, G. H and C went under Capt. Stewart over the river to Morgantown. A “coffee” girl brought us some peaches. Ate dinner with Rebs. $200 for a pan of flour. Lady said she paid $3,000 for 35 lbs. Take nothing but rebel money. Took two or three prisoners, citizens. E Co. let one get away. Camped at Mr. Griffith’s near Unitia. Union people, gave us a good supper. Slept in a wheat stack.

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