April 28, 1863

Tuesday

Rain commenced at ten o’clock. Ordered to march at noon. Got every thing loaded and were off at noon exactly. Marched by Div HD Qrs up to White Oak church and turned to the CYC down in S[illegible] River Road that we took before the last fight. Roads very hard. [...]

Diary of Henry Hastings Hunt [Henry Hastings Hunt Papers]

April 18, 1863

Saturday

A lovely day. Took my horse out as soon as breakfast. Went to headquarters with weekly report. Took a ride with Charlie Iryhins to look like spring. Beech trees in full bloom. Was out again in afternoon. [...] Over to 5th in evening. Played a few hands [...] Got a glass of old ale. [...]

Diary of Henry Hastings Hunt [Henry Hastings Hunt Papers]