Tuesday, November 26, 2013

November 1, 1863

November 1, 1863

---A Union officer named Luman Harris Tenny, serving with Sherman’s troops, writes in his journal concerning the lot of the soldier: 

Sunday, Nov. 1st. Took a bath before breakfast. A beautiful Sabbath day. Wish I could spend it quietly at home. May the time soon come when we may all be at home in peace, but contentment we should ask for. I find myself uneasy nowadays. Mr. Brown preached at 2 from Ecclesiastes 12, 1. Very good. Read some in Burns and several chapters in the Bible. Good visit with several boys.

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