surgeon. Stopped at Hatton's, on Mayo street between Franklin and Broad. Escorted Miss E. U. to Miss Nannie King's marriage. April 15. It rained hard all day, but I spent it in shopping. Bought a Confederate gray coat for $111.00, and got a few other articles. At night Dr. W. and I went to the ‘Varieties’ and saw ‘Naval Engagements’ and ‘The Married Rake.’ Harry Mc-Carthy was the leading actor. April 16. Patronized Dr. Geo. B. Steele, the dentist on Main street. Bought a pair of light blue pants for $30.00. Had two ambrotypes taken and mailed to my sisters. Sent some pieces of music to Sister L., among them ‘Rock Me to Sleep, Mother,’ ‘All Quiet Along the Potomac to-night,’ ‘The Vacant Chair,’ ‘My Last Cigar,’ etc. Dr. W. and I called on Hon. D. Clopton at House of Representatives, when I gave him some papers, &c. Went to Sloman's Concert at the African Church at night. April 17. Bought a fine gray coat and gloves for Capt. Thomason, of Co. ‘E.’ Price of former $100.00, of latter $6.00. Paid $10.00 a plug for dental work. Board for three days was $16.00. At a hotel the charge would have been double. Met up with Bob Ellis, Gus. McCurdy and Parker Burbank, of Greenville, Ga., and Jim Harrison and Ben Stewart of my Oxford class. Met Mrs. Capt. Keeling and Mrs. Chandler. April 18. Returned to camp at Guinea, Va. While in Richmond I spent $252 for myself and $150 for others of my regiment. My Quartermaster Sergeant Howell met me at station with a horse, and we reiurned once more to the duties and dullness of camp. Was greeted by several letters. April 19. Sunday. A gloriously beautiful spring day. Private W. A. Moore, of my company, preached an excellent sermon on 8th verse, 2nd chapter of Ephesians. Private Rogers, of my company, preached in the afternoon. I have both a Methodist and a Baptist preacher in the ranks of my company. Received a letter announcing the marriage of brother J. F. to Miss Bailey, and wrote a congratulatory letter. April 20. The counterpart of yesterday, rainy and disagreeable. April 21. Uneventful. April 22. Visited old friends in Gordon's and Doles' Georgia brigades. Saw Lieut. Tom Harris, of 12th Georgia, who promised to preach to 12th Alabama next Sunday. Wrote out a recommendation and obtained the signatures of every officer in the regiment
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War Diary of Capt. Robert Emory Park , Twelfth Alabama Regiment . January 28th , 1863 — January 27th , 1864 .
Charles Jones Colcock .
Fragments of war history relating to the coast defence of South Carolina , 1861 -‘ 65 , and the hasty preparations for the Battle of Honey Hill , November 30 , 1864 .
The Genesis of the fight at Honey Hill .
General J. E. B. Stuart .
The Battle of Milford Station .
The Battle and campaign of Gettysburg .
Historic tribute of Alabama women.
Pastor for fifty — three years —had served but the one Church—notable anniversary celebration.
Made a Mason late in life—an honor conferred upon him which no other man ever enjoyed.
General Joseph Wheeler .
They honor a former foe. [from the Richmond, Va. , times, Sunday , Feb'y 5 , 1899 .]
Pensioning of the Confederate soldier by the United States .
The Confederate cause and its defenders.
The Confederate cavalry .
The red Artillery.
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