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

by John Beauchamp Jones

            OCTOBER. 28TH.—No news from the army. We have some 13,000 prisoners here, hungry; for there is not sufficient meat for them.

            Mr. Memminger, Secretary of the Treasury, is said to be transporting his private fortune (very large) to Europe.

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