Monday, April 2, 2012

April 2, 1862

2d Lieut. Elliot:
Diary:
     April 2-Wednesday
     A very warm day, as usual.
     Capt. Shipley on drill to day for the first time for a long while. Whitcomb on Court Martial.
     The 9th Conn. Regiment have gone on an expedition over to Biloxi with Mannings Battery. under the charge of Major Strong. Col J. H. Freeman has gone with them.
     No news here of any consequence everything is very dull & quiet. we are looking for news from the Conn. with considerable anxiety. are in hopes they will make a good strike.

Corpl. B. B. Smith:
Diary:
     Wednesday 2
     Another hot one.  the 9th Conn
     Regt. had orders to go over to
     The other side with the 6th
     Mass Battery.  they left in the
     Lewis Jackson + Hatteras

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