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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), War Diary of Capt. Robert Emory Park, Twelfth Alabama Regiment. January 28th, 1863January 27th, 1864. (search)
th Captain Weeks, of 4th Ga., for Orange C. H. Heard Dr. Powledge and Lieutenant Tom Harris, of 12th Georgia, preach. August 17. Officer of the guard. August 18. Visited Colonel Cullen A. Battle, of 3d Alabama. August 19, 20 and 21. Latter is Fast Day, proclaimed by President Davis. I fasted until afternoon. August 22. Our new chaplain, Rev. H. D. Moore, of South Carolina, came. Heard of resignation of Captain Thomas, of Co. B, and death of Captain L'Etoudal, of Co. A. August 23. Heard good sermons from our chaplain and Lieutenant T. W. Harris. August 24. General R. E. Lee rode his famous horse Traveler through our camp, and near my tent. I lifted my hat, and was saluted by our great commander. August 25 and 26. General B. Graves came in search of his son. A Regimental Christian Association was formed, Rev. H. D. Moore, president, Colonel Pickens, vice-president, Sergeant R. H. Stafford, secretary and treasurer. I was eleeted a delegate to a Brigade Chris