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

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War Diary and Letters of Stephen Minot Weld.

March 26, 2013

War diary and letters of Stephen Minot Weld

March 26. — Captain Strang went to Washington and Captain Bowers left to report to General Woodbury. One lieutenant and 4o men reported to Captain Rasdereschen for trestle-bridge drill. Colonel Stuart spent the night here. Snowing in the morning. Cloudy most of the day. Went over to headquarters of the Army of the Potomac in the evening with Colonel Stuart. Saw General Williams in regard to the Adjutant-General, Captain Williams. The general said that Captain Williams wished very much to remain where he was. Said that the general might nominate any one he chose for the place. Lieutenant Perkins and Van Brocklin went up to Bank’s Ford. Issued an order to Captain Slosson to furnish balks to General Birney.

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