Farmers Are Very Kind
23rd [October 1861]
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
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