Saturday, January 4, 2014

Monday, January 4, 1864

Snow about three inches deep.  Little Sarah looking admiringly upon the landscape said “it looked like a sheet of white paper with pencil drawings upon it.”  Lucy went home and Major Dawes to Cincinnati with William.  Ephe has been with his regiment constantly for more than a year, since he was last at home he has been at the siege of Vicksburg, battle of Jackson, Miss., and at Chattanooga, besides numerous skirmishes.  Since the latter part of Sept.this Army Corps has been constantly on the march through Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee.  His regiment the 53d O. V. I. Belongs to the 3d Brigade, Col. Cockerill commanding, 4th Division, Gen. Ewing, 15” Army Corps now under Gen. John A. Logan & in the Department of Tennessee under Gen. William T. Sherman.

No comments:

Post a Comment