Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Diary of Colonel William F. Bartlett, May 11, 1864

Start at ten A. M. in ambulance for Belle Plain, fourteen miles, hard road. Colonel ––– crazy most of the time. Got on board transport at four P. M. . . . . Beached Washington at eleven Good supper and bath. Bad night, delirious, threatened with fever.

SOURCE: Francis Winthrop Palfrey, Memoir of William Francis Bartlett, p. 101

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