Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Diary of 2nd Lieutenant Lemuel A. Abbott: Tuesday, March 29, 1864

An order came last night for us to move camp to-morrow. We hope it may be countermanded. The ladies started for Vermont this morning. Colonel A. B. Jewett went with them as far as Washington. A part of the regiment started for picket at 9 a. m.; has rained hard since 11 a. m.

SOURCE: Lemuel Abijah Abbott, Personal Recollections and Civil War Diary, 1864, p. 30-1

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