Sunday, October 13, 1861 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

There is no entry for this day. The next entry is on October 14, 1861.

Monday, October 14, 1861 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

10-1 [October] Clear. Fine. Pleasant. Clear and cloudy.

Certified bill by [?] for 46 men and meals to get to buy (?). Saddly at 6 ½ formed Co. at 7 and left for Chambersburg at 7 ¼. Arrived at Shippensburg at 12 ½ PM. [?] and most gracing [?] the captain. Citizens started in the men giving to them houses by 3. [?] to get S[?] Frank Mahon and self went to E.J.W. Cuner, Mewhunt[?] Young girls couples got his wife in c[?] live very comfortably and at home.

14 – 1 (cont’d) gave us water from…coffee…I wrote there before…pencil to write…po…citizenry by capt.13 left at 2 pm around Chamb. 32…frm Cash…5 ¼ pm reported…all the chiefly at Mr. [?]…Motel…in every way of them…I get boys to clear and hunt feed myself….operations. Wrote to Mrs. R. after supper…Met [?] Harry…

Tuesday, October 15, 1861 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

15-2 Clear. Fine. Up 5 ½. Fed mare…relays…Wrote Mrs. R. pd…25 and boys 25 for sundry. Small party left 2 ½ to 3…arrived by 5 ½ to 6. J.B.Boys and self went to Mrs. Kunkles, his wife, and to…supper 7.

Pen and paper to write to my wife…to bed 10 ½ to 11.

Wednesday, October 16, 1861 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

16 – 3 Clear and cloudy. Left G. at 2 ½. Arrived at Thomas Sprukleys near Hagerstown at about 6 ½ to 7 after a…with whole company…fished for supper…the men slept in the barn…slept in house. To bed about 9 pm.

Thursday, October 17, 1861 page icon [Intro & Addenda] pdf icon [PDF]

17 – 4

Cloudy. Signs of rain. Left S’s at about 7 am…ordered…to prevent retreating rebels from getting across river into VA.

Note: The next transcribed journal entry jumps to September 09, 1862.

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