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.

June 30, 2012

War diary and letters of Stephen Minot Weld

Richmond, June 30, 1862.

Dear Father, — I am perfectly well and unhurt. We are all treated as well and kindly as is possible. I send you a list of Massachusetts officers injured in the fight, and made prisoners.

22d Massachusetts

Col. Gove, killed.

Capt. Dunning, killed, Boston.

Capt. Whorf, E. Cambridge, wounded in arm, prisoner.

Lieut. Stearns of Brookline, wounded in leg, prisoner.

Lieut. Washburn, Taunton, wounded and prisoner.

Lieut. Styles, wounded and prisoner.

Capt. Conant, prisoner.

Lieut. Crane, from Woburn, ditto.

Dr. Prince, ditto.

Major Tilton, wounded in shoulder and prisoner.

Dr. Milner, prisoner.

Lt. Col. Varney of 2d Maine is also a prisoner.

Sherwin I think is safe and not a prisoner.

Lieut. E. W. Whittemore of 17th Reg., and from Cambridge, is not a prisoner.

9th Massachusetts

Col. Cass, wounded and not a prisoner.

First Lieut. P. W. Black, prisoner.

Lieut. O’Hara, ditto.

Please let friends of prisoners know.

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