Friday, November 4, 2016

Diary of Luman Harris Tenney: Friday, September 19, 1862

In the morning went to the post commissary for provisions. Met on my return to camp the poor man we had prisoner, with his wife. I stopped and conversed with them. The woman at first seemed angry but she soon quieted. When I bid them goodbye, they invited me to call, if I ever came that way. At 4 P. M. left with detail of 60 men, Capt. Nettleton, Lieuts. Stewart and Niman for Springfield. Marched to the Drywood and encamped at 8 P. M. Lost the command and passed them and went through the woods.

SOURCE: Frances Andrews Tenney, War Diary Of Luman Harris Tenney, p. 32

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