Our company went to work to-day throwing up breastworks.
SOURCE: Louis Leon, Diary of a Tar Heel Confederate Soldier, p. 10
With Lieut. West, I went up to the Hon. Thomas Butler King's estate, and confiscated a nice bath tub and three new windows for my hospital, which has only shutters. At four this afternoon the John Adams steamed down the bay.
SOURCE: Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 43, October, 1909—June, 1910: February 1910. p. 348
|Receiving supplies at Chickasaw Bayou for the army around Vicksburg.|