Date of Award
Bachelor of Arts
Dr. R.C. McDanel
Thursday, January 1, 1863.
Left Mr. James Luttrell for Oak Shade thence to Mr. L. Strigfellow where I staid all night. Heard that the Yankees were at Warrenton, also at Waterloo whick proved not to be so.Quite a warm day.
Left Mr. Satingfellow for camp whick I Found 6 miles of Fredericksburg.
Went out on drill-
Moved camp some 2 miles up the plank road, found our tents on an eminence has some singing at night. Our chaplan did not preach.
Holtzman, John A., "A diary kept on the battlefield in the year of 1863" (1927). Honors Theses. 529.