11 A.M. Co. Drill. 9 P.M. Orders for three days cold rations. Move in the morning 7 A.M. Weather cold.
Finish[ed] our shanty. Weather pleasant.
Hd Qts, near Fredricksburg, Va.
Stormed all night. Wind and rain ceased. Still threatening. The Army stuck in mud, five miles from here.
Camp near Fredericksburg, Va.
Weather clear and cold. The move postponed to tomorrow noon. The 4th Excelsior oppose their consolidation with the 163d N.Y. Regt. “or any other man.”
Jan. 12. The remaining four of our paroled prisoners returned. Weather pleasant.
Jan. 9. Weather clear and cold. Commenced putting a fireplace in our tent.