Friday, September 9, 2016

Diary of Luman Harris Tenney: Friday, August 22, 1862

Slept rather late. F. Brooks back, looking very sleek. Went to the river and washed myself thoroughly. Changed my clothes and rested as well as possible. The command came in. Boys seem hardy, though the trip has been tough. All the boys are exasperated that they did not catch the enemy. News that Fremont is to have command here, good. We to go home. Wrote a middling long letter to Fannie Andrews. Wrote while Brownell read in “Woman in White.” Boys issued rations for five days. Naturally lazed a while myself.

SOURCE: Frances Andrews Tenney, War Diary Of Luman Harris Tenney, p. 27-8

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