Friday, February 3, 2012

February 3, 1862

2d Lieut. Elliot:
     February 3-Monday
     Very stormy and blowing a gale mixed with some snow. very rough.
     Got a letter from home this morn. she says my Photograph is a first rate one. I would like to see it perhaps I will have the privilege some time.
     I have a very severe headache one of my kind.
     One of the Maine Regiment fell through the hatch way last night and was hurt severely.
     Lieut. Claiborne is I hear placed under arrest. [Illustration]

Corpl. B. B. Smith:
     Monday, February 3, 1862
     Struck tents and went onboard
     The steamer and went to our
     Old quarters down in the stern.

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