undering of the Jonahs and the Beats, whom I shall describe later, these little knots were quite family-like and sociable.
The manner in which the time was spent in these tentsand, for that matter, in all tents — varied with the disposition
Sibley tent.-inside view. of the inmates.
It was not always practicable for men of kindred tastes to band themselves under the same canvas, and so just as they differed in their avocations as citizens, they differed in their social life, and many kindse went along, just time enough to see what was going on, and excite the curiosity of the inmates as to the identity of the intruder, was a feature of such a walk.
While the description I have been giving applies in some particulars to life in Sibley tents, yet, so far as much of it is concerned, it describes equally well the life of the private soldier in any tent.
But the tent of the army was the shelter or dog tent, and the life of the private soldier in log huts under these tents require
Rip Raps, Va., 156, 162
Robertson's Tavern, Va., 134, 307
Rome, Ga., 400
Roxbury, Mass., 37-38,270
Saint Augustine, Fl., 248
Saint Louis, Mo., 279
Savannah, Ga., 384
Sawtelle, Charles G., 355
Sayler's Creek, Va, 293
Schouler, William, 23
Scott, Winfield, 23,250,252
Seneca, Md., 404
Sheridan, Philip H., 139, 267,293, 372
Sherman, William T., 239-40,246, 263,286,353-54,362,364,366, 384,400,403-4,406
Sibley, Henry, 46-47
Sick call, 172-76
Sickles, Daniel E., 157,406
Smith, Andrew J., 263
Smith, E. Kirby, 160
Soldier's Aid Society, 85
Songs: Abraham's Daughter, 215; The battle Cry of freedom, 38, 42,335; Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean, 38,335; Dead march, 158; John Brown's body, 335; Marching along, 335; Pleyel's Hymm, 158; Raw recruit, 215; The star-spangled banner, 42; Sweet by and by, 137; When Johnny comes marching home, 71,193; Yankee Doodle, 42
Southside Railroad, 350