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The Farmers Are Very Kind [23 October 1861]

The Farmers Are Very Kind

[23 October 1861]

 

Wednesday 23rd [October 1861]

 

Our company are on picket duty. I am about 7 miles from camp and having a good time. The farmers are very kind and have brought us some cabbage and potatoes for dinner and supper. Report is that Genl. Banks is surrounded.

 

Tierney, J. (2007). 1861 Civil War Diary of Private Alfred Covell Woods.

 

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