Monday, February 6, 2017

Diary of Brigadier-General William F. Bartlett: Wednesday, September 28, 1864

Long, weary, trying ride to New York. I thought I should have to give it up at Philadelphia, but we are well through. Uncle Ed. and Aunt Carry here. Agnes came in the evening. I saw her in the little dining-room. It almost repays one for the misery and pain, this meeting. Can it be possible that I am here again It is too good to be true. . . . . Never let me forget God's mercy to me undeserving.

SOURCE: Francis Winthrop Palfrey, Memoir of William Francis Bartlett, p. 144

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