Tuesday, January 31, 2012

January 31, 1862

2d Lieut. Elliot:
Diary:
     January 31-Friday
     Charly and Ann came up to camp accompanied by Mr & Mrs Wing, Mr. & Mrs. Louger and little Gus. they brought up to us a dinner of Baked Beans. the best dinner I have had in Camp yet.
     Got a letter from Jane this morn and answered it.
     Company E. lost a man last night he belong in Athol, Mass. Leaves a wife and 2 children.
     Provisions are being put on board the Constitution this morning for our trip to Ship Island. it is supposed.
     Went down to Charlys to stoppover night wrote a letter to S.W. Stickney for him. I hope it will do what he wishes it to.
     Lovrien was down to the Fort and stopped over night also. [Illustration]

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