Monday, May 8, 2017

Diary of 1st Lieutenant Lemuel A. Abbott: Thursday, September 29, 1864

Stopped at the Eutaw House last night; arose at 6 o'clock a. m. from necessity and went shopping; got breakfast at 8.30 o'clock a. m. and took the cars for New York City; arrived at the Astor House, New York, about 8 o'clock p. m,; looks like rain; city much excited; good news from Grant.

SOURCE: Lemuel Abijah Abbott, Personal Recollections and Civil War Diary, 1864, p. 215

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