October 26, 1863

Camp.  Very cold today.  Commenced drilling again.  This afternoon skirmished.  The peculiar meaning, (army definition,) is killed lice.  Everybody gets them on the march.  I found many.  Hair cut &c.  Sort of a claring [sic] up time with me.  Beautiful moonlight evening.

Diary of Edwin Emery [Edwin Emery Diaries and Memoir] 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>