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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Beauregard's report of the battle of Drury's Bluff. (search)
he soldiers are busy preparing log-huts for the winter. The ground is covered with snow. I am trying to redeem the time by reading. My books are Tookes's Pantheon and the works of Byron and Burns. Sunday, December 1st.—Winter's icy reign seems to be fairly inaugurated, and if we are to prognosticate the season by the first day we may look forward to three months of great suffering from cold weather. Have lost the day-allowed it to slip away without reading a chapter in my Bible. December 2d.—Snow fell to the depth of one inch this morning. My duties required me to be out on horseback all the morning. Spent the afternoon reading and writing. December 6th.—Ordered to report for duty to Dr. Currie at the hospital of the Southern Mothers' Association for the Relief of Sick and Wounded Confederate Soldiers. My good mother is the President of the Association. While I regret to leave the field of active service, I can but feel that it will be greatly to my interest to spend<
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Diary of Rev. J. G. Law. (search)
he soldiers are busy preparing log-huts for the winter. The ground is covered with snow. I am trying to redeem the time by reading. My books are Tookes's Pantheon and the works of Byron and Burns. Sunday, December 1st.—Winter's icy reign seems to be fairly inaugurated, and if we are to prognosticate the season by the first day we may look forward to three months of great suffering from cold weather. Have lost the day-allowed it to slip away without reading a chapter in my Bible. December 2d.—Snow fell to the depth of one inch this morning. My duties required me to be out on horseback all the morning. Spent the afternoon reading and writing. December 6th.—Ordered to report for duty to Dr. Currie at the hospital of the Southern Mothers' Association for the Relief of Sick and Wounded Confederate Soldiers. My good mother is the President of the Association. While I regret to leave the field of active service, I can but feel that it will be greatly to my interest to spend<