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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)
ter 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 Christian Association. August 27. Officer of the guard. Colonel Battle drilled the brigade. I bought a small watermelon of Sutler Sam. Brewer, for $5.000. Read Border Beagles, by Simms. Lieutenant-General Ewell and Major-General Rodes, reviewed and