Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center


Michael Deady


SP – 1


Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content





This collection was donated to the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in 1958 by Mrs. H. Shields of Cleveland, Ohio. This collection is part of the larger Special Collection 1, containing a number of Civil War manuscript collections.


Biographical Sketch


Michael Deady was born July 24, 1841 in Aurora, Ohio.  The family moved to Solon, Ohio, where Deady farmed.  He enlisted as a private in Company A of the 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry on May 18, 1861.  He was discharged on a surgeon’s certificate of disability February 26, 1863. Following his discharge, Deady returned to Ohio and married in 1867.  He then moved to Hudson, Ohio, where he was employed by W. B. Straight and Son until the company was sold.  Deady then traveled as a mechanic for The Harvester Company of Akron, Ohio.  Following the death of his wife (1916), Deady lived with his daughter, Mrs. H. Shields in Cleveland, Ohio until his death in 1924.


Scope and Content


The collection consists of two small leather-bound diaries kept by Deady during his Civil War service and the months following his discharge (1862 and 1863); Deady’s discharge certificate; Roster of the Surviving Members of the Twenty-Third Regiment, O.V.V.I. dated August 1896; and an envelope with a Union image imprint are also part of this collection.

The diaries contain nearly daily entries, beginning January 7, 1862 through December 31, 1862 and from January 1, 1863 to November 14, 1863. 


Deady’s short entries consist of reports of weather, marches, camp activities, battle actions, and casualties of Company A.  Deady noted his return to Ohio on furlough in early January 1863 and his discharge, given at Camp Chase, February 26, 1863.   Returning to Solon, Deady recorded his travels to neighboring towns, visits with friends, his work, and the frequent loss of time due to illness.  In the final pages of the 1863 diary, Deady recorded the names of correspondents and dates of their letters.  He also listed the names of those individuals to whom he wrote and the dates on which his letters were written. The inventory contains a transcript of Deady’s 1862 and 1863 diaries prepared by Bowling Green State University student Jacci Penrose (2007).




Ac. 1133, 1224


  1. Civil War discharge certificate of Michael Deady
  2. Roster of the Surviving Members of the Twenty-Third Regiment, O.V.V.I. dated August, 1896
  3. Envelope with Union imprint, n.d.
  4. Deady Diary, 1862
  5. Deady Diary, 1863


Deady Diary: 1862


Tuesday January 7, 1862.


List of killed, wounded and missing of Co. A 23d Reg

Sep 14th on South Mountain



Wednesday 8


List of killed

Private              Thadeous A Ross

Private              Joshuay Barns

Private              John Punn



Corporal          Asa Vansickle



Thursday 9


Private              Robbert B. Cornwell

Private              Thomas Connans

Private              Edwin B. Cambell

Private              Henry Burimuster

Private              Henry Bradish

Private              Emory Hewett

Private              Joseph A. Joel



Friday, January 10, 1862.


Sep 14 List of missing

Private              Henry Pragin

Private              Jacob Howery



Saturday 11


List of killed wounded & missing Wednesday Sep 14th at antetiem creek

List of killed Corporal S.E.Pull



Sunday 12


List of Wounded Corporals

CH Morgan

Stephen Lejune



Monday, January 13, 1862.


Sep 17 Wounded

Private              Wm Gill

Private              Wm Walace

Private              L. Hannah

Private              E.E. Henry & Prisoner



Tuesday 14


Missing Isac Ulhman



Wednesday 15


Prisoner            John Fitch



Sunday, February 9, 1862.



Monday 11


Left home Started from Bedford in company with Higby Harrs

Thursday 12


In Wheeling all all Day lef on boat at night for Gallipolis


Wednesday, February 13, 1862.


In Wheeling on Boat all day got to Gallipolis in evening


Thursday 13


Left Wheeling


Friday 14


Took Boat for up Kanawha got to Piatt at ten this evening


Saturday, February 15, 1862.


Pay on  the Grand trunk at camp Piatt 25 cts it went for mush


Sunday 16


Myself Harris Higby & Thurston returned to camp took the Boart at Piatt for Loop Creek they went on foot to camp got there about 8 oclock


Monday 17


Received new of taking of Fort Donaldson, great rejoicing in camp


Tuesday, February 18, 1862.


John Black and C.N. Hickox went on Ferloughs


Wednesday 19


Received pair of light Blue pants from Government


Thursday 20


Recd orders to be ready to march at one Hours notice


Friday, February 21, 1862.


Reported capture of General Price & Staff in Missouria confirmed


Saturday 22


Geo. C. Thurston promoted to corporal  Weather wet & rainy  firing of Canon at Fayettville to Selbrat Washintons Birth Day


Sunday 23


Weather cold & raining  return of Sart Chamberlin & Richards to camp


Monday, February 25, 1862.


Return of Wenborn Cowen  weather cold snow falling in the fore part of the Day  wind Blowing heavy


Tuesday 25


Weather very pleasant


Wednesday 26


Weather dull and cloudy part of the day raining


Thursday, February 27, 1862.


Nothing of importance


Friday 28


Musterd for pay


Saturday, March 1


Return of T.C. Hewitt J. Hill from Ferlough & H H Woodruff from Hospital


Sunday, March 2, 1862.


Return of N Kelley been Home on Ferlough


Monday 3


Weather cold and Stormy


Tuesday 4


Clear but cold


Wednesday, March 5, 1862.


Cold and Snow


Thursday 6


Corporal Lynne Started for home on Ferlough


Friday 7


12 men under corporal vansickle on detached duty to put up telegraph between Fayettevill &Raleigh


Saturday, March 8, 1862.


Return of H. Brastich had been Home on Ferlough


Sunday 9


Weather pleasant & clear  A Ives Started Home on Ferlough


Monday 10


Weather dull with some rain


Tuesday, March 11, 1862.


Pleasant J. black returned to Camp from home been Home on Furlough


Wednesday 12


Pleasant  Sarg. Killam returned to camp from Cleveland Ohio having been Home on Ferlough


Thursday 13


Stormy To Day


Friday, March 14, 1862.


Pleasant  8 cavalry ambushed 2 killed 2 wounded 2 taken prisoners 2 escaped.  out by Shady Springs beyond Raleigh(Gilmore


Saturday 15


Stormy and rainy


Sunday 16


Rainy C.N. Hickox returned to camp                on guard


Monday, March 17, 1862




Tuesday 18




Wednesday 19


Rainy    recd news of the Capt of Newburn N.C. by the Burnside expedition with a loss on our side of 400)       Rebbel loss not reported     Loss taken, also two Days fighting at Island No 10 on the Mississippi


Thursday, March 20, 1862


Cloudy   nothing of importance in camp to Day


Friday 21


Cloudy   News Recd of the taken of Fort Macon  corporal Morgan went to Raleigh with cattle for army use.


Saturday 22


Weather dull and snow


Sunday, March 23, 1862


Nothing of importance in camp to day   Moderate weather


Monday 24


Nothing of importance in Camp to Day weather Moderate


Tuesday 25


Pleasant  Nothing of importance  to Day


Wednesday, March 26, 1862


Squad sent down to escort the Paymaster up on Guard now in front of our quarters  Guard to Day


Thursday 27


Lieut Kennedy assigned 1st Lieutenant of Co. A has not took command yet


Friday 28


15 prisoners passed on their way to Columbus  Paymaster unwell  Return of corp Lyne from Home been on Ferlough

Saturday, March 29, 1862


Weather Raining


Sunday 30


clear and Pleasant


Monday 31


Pleasant & clear


Tuesday, April 1, 1862


Pleasant & clear


Wednesday 2


Pleasant & clear


Thursday 3


Recd marching orders for Raleigh  Paid  of[f]  Sent Home $50.00  40 to Father 10 to Mother  got letter from O.E.L. one from M.J.W. one from M.J.D.  Received 78.00


Friday, April 4, 1862


Company Started at 8 and Stoped at at Fayetteville till ˝ past 9 Resumed the line of March camped at night at a Log House owned by a man by the name of Blake 15 ˝ miles


Saturday 5


arived at Raleigh at about three oclock P.M. Regt Band escorted the company into town pitched our tents and camped misty all day JS, JP. Myself went hed got breakfast.


Sunday 6


Genera cleaning up of equipments         dess pirade at six oclock and Co I will P.M. received 1 Blouse of Government


Monday, April 7, 1862


heavy rains


Tuesday 8


heavy Rain


Wednesday 9


Wet and Cold


Thursday, April 10, 1862.


Wet and cold


Friday 11


Pleasant & clear news recd of the capture of island no 10 With 6,000 Prisoners.  Rout of the Rebls under Beauregard at Cornith Death of Gen Johnston  Beauregard wounded in the right arm


Saturday 12


Pleasant indications of Battalion  Drill this morning squad went out under Srgt Chamberlin to capture some Rebbels returned this morning without them  shots fired  one supposed badly wounded.


Sunday, April 13, 1862


Cloudy company Inspection


Monday 14


Rainy                on Guard


Tuesday 15




Wednesday, April 16, 1862


Pleasant   plenty of Drill


Thursday 17


do do


Friday 18


Company moved one mile to Gen Becklys


Saturday, April 19, 1862


Orders to march raining


Sunday 20


Still, remaining camp sickly on account of the heavy rain which has raised the Big Piney so high that we cant cross we will probably start tomorrow if the rain seaces to Day


Monday 21


Still in camp the rain has ceased this morning and has the appearances of our I how we will be on the march by that time.


Tuesday, April 22, 1862.


The sun has been seen this morning but still it has the appearances of rain no marching to be done this morning


Wednesday 23


Weather Somewhat pleasanter than for the last four Days


Thursday 24


at about ˝ 9 the Regiment struck tents, and too, up their line of March crossed Big Piney River then Big Beaver and afterward little Beaver and encamped near the stream the whole distans M was three miles         after pitching tents commenced raining and rained all night


Friday, April 25, 1862


The rain has Seased but the Steams are up so that they cannot be crossed Co C orderd to be ready to march at midnight


Saturday 26


A detachment of the 23d consisting of C. A. E. C. & H.  Started on a scout at 121/2 oclock night expecting to find a body of Busa at Jumper Branch distance from camp 18 miles found non then to Blue Stone 8 miles on where we camped for the night on Guard


Sunday 27


at 8 oclock Co A Started for camp after going about 1 mile was joined by Co G Q Miles further by Co H & E reached Shady Springs at 4 ˝ where the rest of the Reg. was camped whole distance 1st Day 25 miles 2d Day 21 miles


Monday, April 28, 1862


Weather Pleasant  Corporal Vansickle returned to camp  Brought   me letters from Home  one from town and Some other thugs Ben & Sugar


Tuesday 29


Raining  Co C went out on a scout.  Camp No 2


Wednesday 30


Musterd for pay at 5 ˝ oclock A.M. at 8 oclock the Reg started on the march camping at night on flat top N  No 3


Thursday May 1, 1862


the reg Started on the march after proceding about 5 m. we camp upon the Co C who had been fighting Bushwhack  one man killed 20 wounded enemy loss Cap 3 privates 30 wounded Co A deployed around at princton after marching 22 miles  affull muddy


Friday 2


all quiet  weather pleasant  nothing doing only laying in camp


Saturday 3


Train arived leaving our tents  Halpin returned to camp from Ferlough.


Sunday, May 4, 1862


Provision train camp up and one company of the 30 Regt cloudy appearance of rain on Grand Guard on Giles road  Post No 1 raind after part of the night


Monday 5


Raining relieved this morning took half a hog n to camp received letter from Magie


Tuesday 6


weather pleasant  arrival of Col E. P. Scammon and the 30 reg from Raleigh 5 companies   Started for Giles C H H T & K


Wednesday, May 7, 1862


the Balance of 23rd Started  made a force march to Giles arived at 5 Oclock the co that proceded us captured a Rebel Col Major and 13 men besides all their commissary Stores


Thursday 8


Teams arived with our cooking utencils all quiet  Detachment of Cavalry Send out to riconiter 16 miles  See 2500 Enemy in line of Battle  Short Skermish one Rebel officer killed none of ours injuried.


Friday 9


Report the Rebbls are reinforced uring the night and are preparing to attack us fortifying 14 miles from here we expect reinforcements ot night of the 30d Regt and one Batter of five guns one Parot


Saturday, May 10, 1862


At five oclock this morning we was alarmed by the appearance of the Rebbels in force  there was five Battalions with 11 pieces of artilery we retreated 9 miles met our Reinforcements loss one Infantry 2 Cavalry


Sunday 11


we bivouacked last night on the Bank of N. river 9 miles from G.C.H. at one oclock we fell Back three miles to a narrow pass in the M. and camped  12 Reg arived mail arived


Monday 12


Forage party crost the River  all quiet around Camp


Tuesday, May 13, 1862


Dress Pirade at six oclock first Brigade all here 23d 30 & 12 Rebts under comand of E.P. Scammond comanding Brigade


Wednesday 14


Weather Dull with rain  Don my washing to Day one Shirt 2 Handerchiefs pair Socks


Thursday 15


Cloudy General Cox expected to Day  all quiet on N. River this camp situated on N.R. a the mouth of East River


Friday, May 16, 1862


Cloudy no rations yet Rebbels tried to Surround our Pickets attack antissipated by E.P. Scamon  long Roll Batallion in line Co A deployed as Skermishers in the age of woods relieve every 4 Hours


Saturday 17


Called out at 2 Oc by Col Hayse deployed in the age of woods again Soon went Back commenced retreat rear arived at Princton at Dark  Rebbel occupied withville road  Slep on our arms in an open field


Sunday 18


Roused up at 2 oclock with the intention of as was supposed of attacting the Enemy we sill continued our retreat camping at night 9 miles from Random  Co A packin up to go on Picket Guard       on Guard


Monday, May 19, 1862


went back as far as flat Top mountain where we Bivouacked


Tuesday 20


Bivouacked on Flat Top Mountain misty all day


Wednesday 21


Had Battalion Drill on top of the Mountain 2 Oclock  A detachment of 23d Co A E & K one howitzer and Dquad of Cavalry under Major Cromney left flat Top taking B.S.R. marched 7 miles Stoped in an old Bar over night


Thursday, May 22, 1862


Resumed our March toward to Blue Stone and Halted for orders Cols Scammon & Ewing rode forward to examin the roads not passable forded the river   back again and Bivouacked for the night.


Friday 23


Cols E P Scammon & Ewing returned to Flat Top on Guard Picket with Chapman & Connars on New B. S. River


Saturday 24


Raining commenced March at 10 Co A went down Pack ferry road 3 miles ordered Back in 10 minutes to Flat Top   I got some Butter Bread Eggs milk put them on the wagon in charge of H or H went within 6 miles of Flat Top M  So Dark could go no furtheer  So Dark could not see the road


Sunday, May 25, 1862


at 5 oclock we resumed our March arived at Flat Top M at 7 ˝ every thing quiet  Glorious news from Corinth but what it is we cannot find out   received our mail


Monday 26


In Camp company Drill  Dress Pirade


Tuesday 27


weather warm report that our troops are in possession of Corinth taking 20,000 prisoners


Wednesday, May 28, 1862


Raining   Report of the Evacuation of Richmond


Thursday 29


on Grand Guard           Supunary


Friday 30


Heavy thunder storm  Lighting Stuck 3 trees in close to camp


Saturday, May 31, 1862


General Inspection  Corinth Evacuated


Sunday, June 1


Warm   2 Co of 23d 3 of 30th have Started for packs Ferry with Howtzars and company of Gilmons cavalry


Monday 1


Cloudy with some rain Signed   Pay Rolls preparatory to being Paid one of the 23d Reg Shot off his thumb this morning another Battle near Richmond which results in disorder of the Rebbels


Tuesday, June 3, 1862




Wednesday 4


Still raining


Thursday 5


Received Pay  weather warm & pleasant but muddy  Sent Home $15.00 10 to N. V. 5 to Wm Deady


Friday, June 6, 1862


News from Corinth  an English  Rebel Officer Deserted & came into our lines Reported 50,000 troops deserted from Beauregarde Army principally Luisianians & Missippians & Alabamians


Saturday 7


Weather Pleasant


Sunday 8


Cold  appearance of rain


Monday, June 9, 1862


Misty  Report that Memphis has surrendered to Fedral Fleet within four miles Charleston S.C.


Thursday 10


Raining and muddy


Wednesday 11


Campany Drill  from 9 till 10 A.M. & from 3 till 4 PM on top the mountain  one pair Drawers

Thursday, June 12, 1862


Clear and pleasant company Drill


Friday 13


Camp Jones  Raining & cool in morning pleasant after noon went out on pack Ferry R to pitch tents  Mitchell Hayn Pralace C. Chamberlin & Green & myself  Stoped all night


Saturday 14


Pleasant Day  clearing up camp


Sunday, June 15, 1862


Heavy thunder shower


Monday 16


Cold & windy rather Damp


Tuesday 17


Clear and pleasant  Higby & myself went to creek washed Shirt Drawers Socks and Bathed


Wednesday, June 18, 1862


Company & Battalion Drill Raining in the afternoon on regimental Guard Post  one cold raind most all night


Thursday 19


Company Drill Rain in the Afternoon


Friday 20


clear and pleasant


Saturday, June 21, 1862


Battalion & company Drill weather Pleasant  cool wind on police duty  chopped and Hawld wood to Hd Quarters


Sunday 22


Weather Pleasant but clouded up in the after noon   done my washing


Monday 23


clear & pleasant   Battalion & company Drill


Tuesday, June 24, 1862


wrote  three letters went picked some Wintergreens tended to Drills  weather Pleasant & warm received 4 letters one paper


Wednesday 25


Battalion Drill & company Drill manual of Arms in afternoon got 1 pair shews one Blouse  weather pleasant teamsters alarmed by A woman   wrote to C. E. Richards


Thursday 26


Weather pleasant  all quiet in camp  Battalion Drill & Company Drill forenoon & afternoon also received 3 letters by mail  one from M. W. A. W, & C. P. Bald


Friday, June 27, 1862


Weather pleasant & warm on Grand Guard  Post one  Lieut Thompson officer of Guard 23d went to bathe


Thursday 28


relieved this morning fogy & Irishing rain  wrote 2 Letters to A.L.M., M.H.W. received letter from Martin no Drill to Day Dress Parade at 6 oclock  pleasant this afternoon


Sunday 29


Cloudy with cool wind inspection of quarters by Dr. McCarty & Weber & Colonel Hayse at 8 A.M. Letter to Mart, & to Mother Been Burring  Al quiet in camp nothing going on but Dress pirade at 8


Monday, June 30, 1862


Cloudy & cool with little rain  mustered for Pay at 8 oclock A.M. no Drill today  Dress Pirade quite pleasant this afternoon.


Tuesday, July 1


Pleasat Drill in the fore noon clouded up the afternoon & commended raining & raind all night


Wednesday 2


this morning raing raind all fore noon cleard off in the afternoon remains cloudy no Drill or Dress Pirade weather cool anemerriment


Thursday, July 3, 1862


Pleasant Sun Shines Bright all things out airing  Battalion Drill in forenoon Co Drill & Dress Pirade afternoon


Friday 4


Band Played at 4 A.M.  3 Beautifull tunes no Drill all well and feel prety well in camp weather Pleasant   Boys build a low House & have a Dance in evening  have a good time officers take pat  prety well run


Saturday 5


Pleasant very warm on Grand Guard Post No 1 Lieut.  Jackson officer of Grand Guard  one prisoner sent in from pipe Stem Settlement he says



Sunday, July 6, 1862


nice and warm cool Breeze come of Guard this A.M. done my wasthing &c!   Dress Pirade Mail came none for me



Monday 7


Pleasant & warm recd news of the fight before Richmond first 2 days fighting


Tuesday 8


warm and Pleasant   Drill of 1 hour before Breakfast in preference to Drilling at 9 A.M.  Battalion Drill after Dress Pirade all quiet

Wednesday, July 9, 1862


All Quiet & Pleasant Drill Before Breakfast & after Dress Pirade Battalion Drill Recd news of the two Days fight at Richmond


Thursday 10


All Quiet & Pleasant & verry warm in the forenoon clouded up and rained in afternoon mail came  Recd three Letters M.H. and D.O.E.


Friday 11


Cloudy and rainy no Drill till Dress Pirade recd paper stamps  16 envelops from Home wrote to M.A and M to Mag            misty most all Day.


Saturday July 12, 1862


Cloudy & foggy in the forenoon recd three letters & one papers & letter from Y Potter & from Mrs Morgan recd marching orders


Sunday 13


revirce at 4 oclock got up and got Breakfast took up the line of march at 7 arived at this place at 4   12 miles Distant with knapsacks on wagons   come with tents at Sun set Tremendous out


Monday 14


Pleasant     Detald for Guard on guard on Blue stone road post No 3 Co. F & H gon to Blue Stone on a scout offull warm this is came Green Meadows


Tuesday, July 15, 1862


relieved came to camp  company getting ready to go to Packs Ferry  weather very warm got one letter from Lib


Wednesday 16


weather warm and Hot Detaild for fatigue fixed Bathing trough clouded up in the Eve and raind


Thursday 17


weather mougy & warm cleard off pleasant in afternoon mail and recd: 3 letters one from Mart & Glen & Maria   Dress Pirade in evening  wrote one letter to Mart—


Friday, July 18th, 1862


drawed 1 pair Pants  weather wet and rainy  nothing doing in camp wrote one letter to Ellen   this day  cleard of  had Dress Pirade and Battalion Drill


Saturday 19


weather cloudy & cool   Chaomand & myself went to packs ferry to day all night & Higby also went   Frishing & Pathing


Sunday 20


Started from the ferry at 8 A.M. to our Camp at 12 weather warm clouded up in the afternoon and raind Some  no pirade


Monday, July 21, 1862


Cloudy & fogy cleared of the reg went out target shooting Dress pirade mail cam got three letters N.S. O.E.S. cake in one from Mans   drawed one pair Drawers


Tuesday 22


weather pleasant on Guard on picket post No 1 at Blacksmith Shop Cap Skiles officer of Day   company 3 Ladies in after noon


Wednesday 23


weather pleasant & cloudy relieved mail came got 3 letters one from M.S. M.D. M.J.D. wrote two or three company gon to blue Stone to bathe   I wrote three letters   Dress Pirade and Drill.


Thursday, July 24, 1862


weather Pleasant Battalion Drill in forenoon allquiet in camp     Mail came got one letter from B  A  R


Friday 25


weather pleasant  orders to be ready to march at 1 oclock with one days rations went

within one mile of Ferry Stoped till Dark then crossed took out in to Leshiama clung in the night till tomorrow morning


Saturday 26


got Breakfast at Day light Started for camp  Came by land draft ford got to camp 12 ˝   came by Blue Stone   boys got here in evening.


Sunday, July 27, 1862


Weather Pleasant  no inspection no nothing


Monday 28


Weather Pleasant Drill after Guard mounting Col Hays gon to Flat Top    Mail came  letter from Mart one from E. F.


Tuesday 29


Wather Pleasant  unwell to Day Mitchell Palmer Harris  No Drill for me or Dress Pirade


Wednesday, July 30, 1862


Weather Pleasant  M.W.A  S.W.


Thursday 31


Weather rainy raind all Day   Steady wrote one letter under the Doctors care yet


Friday, August 1


Weather cloudy & misty cleard off in afternoon all quiet in camp


Saturday, August 2, 1862


Somewhat cloudy  Sun rose clear for to Day


Sunday 3


Pleasant in the foremoon  our company was target shooting  Mail cam  No mail for me wrote 1 letter to E. Shor I


Monday 4


Weather Pleasant  rather warm Battalion Drill in forenoon Co Drill aftger noon practiced loadg Kneelin & laying down wrote to Mart


Tuesday, August 5, 1862


Weather Pleasant with cool Breeze  I did not drill today mail came one letter for me from Ellen  F.W. Burrill died between 4 and 6 in the evening.


Wednesday 6


Weather Pleasant  Pickets cam in from ble stone report Four thousand Rebbels marching on to Packs Ferry our company ordered to Pack knapsack one Days rations in haversack to march wrote to Ellen  fighting struck guard house Stunning Chat Connars Black  Bermaster Barns tearing two or three Guns to pieces & cartirige Boxes  tearing their boots and clothes off and buring them very bad.


Thursday 7


This morning foggy and misty Buletin up 300,000 malitia called for  Mail cam  2 letters for me from Mart & E. Hale

Friday, August 8, 1862


Weather Pleasant moved our tents changed our front to the South camp more pleasant now  wrote to E Hale


Saturday 9


Weather Pleasant  Company E. H. & R. gon to Cromps Bottoms Started at 5 oclock in Evening some of our Boys gone  Mail none for me


Sunday 10


Pleasant  no inspection today only of quarters wrote to Mart our boys came in the Cavalry had 3 Horses wounded & lost one one man has not returned yet I suppose a prisoner


Monday, August 11, 1862


Weather nice & warm orders to be ready for General inspection cleand all up at night the Enemie tried to Suround our Pickets Co. K. went out Pickets all right


Tuesday 12


Pleasant Detaild for Guard was called up at 4 to pack Napsack and fix our rations ready for action


Wednesday 13


Pleasant nothing doing received marching orders in Evening to cook 3 Days rations which we did


Thursday, August 14, 1862


got up at 3 in the morning Started  went as far as Raleigh & bivouacked for the night to

start the next morn.


Friday 15


weather warm   marched on


Saturday 16


weather very warm got to Fayette in the Evening & Fritch wounded accidently


Sunday, August 17, 1862


got  up in the morning early marched to Carrelton  camped for the night


Monday 18


Started early got to Camp Piatt about noon took the boat about 3, the 12 & 30 Started before us the Boat lay over below Charleston


Tuesday 19


At Day we Started going up the Ohio the boat Stoped at Pomroy the    treated us to cakes & Apples & cheers all Day


Wednesday, August 20, 1862


got of marched to Portland got a good Breakfast located very well Stoped till after noon took another Boat went within 5 miles Parkersburgh & stoped


Thursday 21


the Glenwood came  we moved our Baggage on to her & went up to Parkersburgh when

the 30   2 & 36 left for Washington


Friday 22


in Parkersburgh  been down town  See the City & all went up to Parkers burgh when the 30   2 & 36  Started on the cars.  23d left on the cars in the Eve


Saturday, August 23, 1862


Pleasant on the road toward Washington


Sunday 24


Still on the Rail cars arived at Washington City at 9 in the Evening


Monday 25


visited the Capital and National museum got Breakfast to a private House & dinner


Tuesday, August 28, 1862


Marched in afternoon in Direction of Alexandra 3 miles and bivouacked for the night


Wednesday 27


Start for Alexandria arived thare about 9 oclock camped in a little lot close to the Depot got Boy 12 & 11 in a Skermish at Bull Run


Thursday 28


Pleasant in fore noon   Rain in afternoon  troops of McClellans army passing all Day Pitched tents for night


Friday, August 29, 1862


orders to march at 8 oclock marched to Falls Chruch & camped close to Fort Uptons.


Saturday 31


this morning very Rainy & cloudy all Day mustered to Day got mail


Monday, September 1, 1862


Pleasant nothing much doing troops passing too & frow all Day got letter from E. J. & Picture


Tuesday 2


Pleasant on Guard Post No. 1. Mcdowell Divison  came in toward night McClellan & Pope along


Wednesday 3


To Day Pleasant and of Guard in afternoon 1100 Prisoners on Paroll came throughwe gave them everything we had to ate letter from 41 Reg


Thursday, September 4, 1862


Pleasant wrote to Ellen in forenoon  all quite in Camp Flag of Truce gon out


Friday 5


Pleasant & Drill to Day got orders to be ready to march at a minutes notice


Saturday 6


got up at 3 oclock  Struck tents got ready marched at 6 from camp Upton to George town thence through Pennsylvania out three miles from the capital and camped for the night.


Sunday, September 7, 1862


March this morning  So many have to move  slow march toward the ferry where Jackson crossed  Splendid country marched 10 miles


Monday 8


Mitchell Palmer and myself went about one mile to wash a shirt   orders to march in evening marched till one A.M. about 12 miles


Tuesday 9


marched  five or six miles and camped very warm and dusty


Wednesday, September 10, 1862


remain in camp till after noon got orders to march orders countermanded and we Stay all night


Thursday 11


Marched 12 miles to Day passed some fine farms  Reports say Jackson is a few miles ahead  All in good spirits.


Friday 12


Rains during the night  Mitchell Palmer and I had a little tent did not get wet marched to Federick City had a Skermish with the enemy we took possession and camped westand Picket all night


Saturday, September 13, 1862


In afternoon march 8 miles to Midleton get in after Dark Shifted Camp one Rebs Burnt the Bridge Cavalry drove the Rebs out of town befor we got here


Sunday 14


Marched on find the Enemy in the Woods on C mountain 23d Reg in advance to Day Co A deployed our Divison make 3 charges Ross Dum killed & 11 of our Boys wounded


Monday 15


Detailed to bury the Dead me & Mitchell from our co bury our own men and mark each grave our loss 33 killed one Hundred and five wounded.


Tuesday, September 16, 1862


Went to Midletown to get Prisoners to bury their Dead could not come back and went at it  Buried 200 Rebes they lay prety thick 75 of us to work.


Wednesday 17


up and at work burying  Still heavy canonaiding all Day big fight ahead bury 250 to Day  reports are our men are diving the Enemy


Thursday 18


Same old work affull smell to work by   to Day finish to Day and glad of it visited corps


Friday, September 19, 1862


come up to the Regiment Regt moved cross the ckeek two miles Enemy falling back cannonading heavy in Evening


Saturday 20


Day in camp went and see G McCoughlin from 17 Michigan Volunteer  had a good long talk about old times wrote to Father and Ellen


Sunday 21


Still in camp I write a litter to Mart  heavy canonaiding and has been for the last ten Days  got letter from Mart last night


Monday, September 22, 1862


Still in camp near Shapsburg all quiet in camp warm and pleasant


Tuesday 23


called up at 3 oclock to Roll call orders to Sleep on arms to march at a moments notice countermanded do not move


Wednesday 24


Still in camp Weather warm & pleasant rain in afternoon


Thursday, September 25, 1862


Weather Pleasant   no news in Camp


Friday 26


Pleasant  moved crost antetium to new camping Ground Camp Mansfield near Antetium


Saturday 27


Pleasant Name of Camp Mansfield       those before here


Sunday, September 28, 1862


Pleasant   Dress Pirade in Evening got a loaf of Bread to Day for 25 cts


Monday 29


Pleasant  no nuse in camp  al quiet two Drills and Dres pirade


Tuesday 30


on Guard to Day Coxes Head Quarters  E.B. Poinbell recd Commission Lieut


Wednesday, October 1, 1862


rain in Evening Bull & Taylor here all feeling well to see them  going to stop over night


Thursday 2


about  to rais the body of our comrad S. E. Bull   all the solon boys went  placed it in coffin to take Home they Departed for home at 1 oclock


Friday 3


Pass in review Gen’s Burnside & McClellan   an Presidnet Abe all here Great time  Dress Pirade in Evening


Saturday, October 4, 1862


Pleasant  all quiet in camp


Sunday 5


Pleasant got Mail 6 letters fel in to ranks to part with Gen Cox over to the 17     in with Wm N Marshall to See McCoughney


Monday 6


All quiet in camp nothing doing to speak of


Tuesday, October 7, 1862


Pleasant  orders in Evening to march & cook  3 Days rations


Wednesday 8


Left Camp Mansfield marched to Haggerstown  17 miles offull warm & dusty the report is two Died on the march from fatigue


Thursday 9


Started for Hancock     12 miles to Clear Springs the Regt Stoped for night  me and 2 other Boys went on 4 miles Stoped all night to a Mr Henry Wards


Friday, October 10, 1862


Started out before Day for Hancock   8 miles to go Stoped to a House & took Breakfast 

got to this place about 9 oclock forded the river to Depot & camped for the night riain all night


Saturday 11


Rainy about noon we got onto a train lay on it all Day & night


Sunday 12


Our Brigade and Sumerian Battery left the cars recorss the river marched to little cove valy 20 miles to opperate on some Reb Cavalry if they come that way raind all night


Monday, October 13, 1862


Some rainy in morning  marched back to Hancock and got on the cars again  Jones & I got dinner to the old place again got on at 3 the cars left for  Cumberlin at 9


Tuesday 14


Arived at Cumberlin toward morning run about 2 miles out of the city and Stopped moved on all day and all night


Wednesday 15


Left Cumberlin got to Parksburg before Day light Stoped in cars till noon where we got off marched to this place about one mile & are now in camp


Thursday, October 16, 1862


Nothing doing in camp to Day only resting & writing to our friends all quiet in camp


Friday 17


All quiet and Pleasant nothing doing to Day   Dress pirade offull cold nights   Palmer went and got some milk & onions  Had Bread & milky onions


Saturday 19


cool morning  Detaild for Guard Grand on Post No 1 Guarded 5 Prisoners Scarmon came along about Day light and give me fits for noise in Camp


Sunday, October 18, 1862


Pleasant nothing doing to Day in camp


Monday 20


Cold frosty morning come of Guard wrote to Martin then went to sleep till noon  Panner cooked onions and has Bread & milk  Has your after milk now drawed Blank to Day $244.


Tuesday 21


Weather Pleasant  find Days and cool nights


Wednesday, October 22, 1862


Weather Pleasant   get tents to Day


Thursday 23


I done A big washing to Day   all quiet in Camp nothing much doing  Caps father has come to see him


Friday 24


Pleasant    C.H. Moore starts for home to Day  Banel leaves to Day for home  some talk of marching all will in camp


Sunday October 26, 1862


rains all   Day march 15 miles 3 miles past Weston on Jackson road and Camp for night all wet  Still raining  get rations & Whiskey


Saturday 25


Pleasant to Day   leave   Clarksburg march toward Weston go 12 miles and camp for the night   rains all night


Monday 27


Get up & march to Jackson  12 miles & Camp for the Night


Tuesday October 28, 1862


we remain in Camp to Day toward night get orders to be ready to march at 7 oclock in the morning


Wednesday 29


After Breakfast we start & march 16 miles to Salt lick Brige and camp for the night


Thursday 30


Pleasant march again to day we go to Sutton 11 miles and camped for the night on Sutton Hill


Friday, October 31, 1862


Weather pleasant remain in Camp to Day waiting for rations to come up


Saturday November 1st


March to Burch river 16 miles and camp for the Night


Sunday 2


Pleasant to Day we march to Summerville   21 miles pretty hard march over the big Burch


Monday, November 3, 1862


Still in camp and out of crackers and none to get  there is none to be drawn


Tuesday 4


Weather Pleasant   all quite in Camp nothing doing crackers scarce yet


Wednesday 5


weather cool rains in the Evening and Snows towards morning two Recruits to come tonight


Thursday, November 6, 1862


Cold & cloudy to Day no news in camp crackers scarce yet


Friday 7


Cold windy and Snowey nothing doing in camp


Saturday 8


Cold & Stormey Still Snowing crackers scarce as every none to be had


Sunday, November 9, 1862


Pleasant with snow on the ground Palmer & I went out in country got Dinner to Mr John Dorseys got two canteens of milk and killed one squirrel got back & wrote two letters


Monday 10


Pleasant orderly Starts for home this morning carys letters for the Boys.  orders in Evening to march at 7 oclock in morning.


Tuesday 11


Pleasant  Ground froze we march to Day 16 miles toward Canley & camp for the night in the woods on a Little revene


Wednesday, November 12, 1862


Ganley Bridge   commenced to rain resume our march in rain raind all Day   march 5 miles below Ganey in all 20 miles all wet   Still raining  got Blouse of Government


Thursday 13


Pleasant this morning Sun Shines  no prospect of marching yet to Day   Stop in Camp all Day to be ready to march in morning boys feel well all holler at roll call


Friday 14


Pleaseant no ove  to Day all quite in Camp get up wood in forenoon


Saturday, November 15, 1862


Still in camp weather pleasant not martch to Day orders to march at 6 oclock in morning


Sunday 16


Pleaseant after grub  Strike tents and march up to Montgomery Ferry cross & camp talk about Building winter Quarters


Monday 17


Pleaseant          A detail Sent out to cut logs for Baracks


Tuesday, November 18, 1862


Pleaseant          another detail sent to cut timber for logs and roll them Down the mt


Wednesday 19


Rather lowery worked on the Shanties chopped Saddles all day


Thursday 20


Lowry   to Day   Some work on buildings   I worked on the Houses to Day


Friday, November 21, 1862


worked on Houses to Day   Some cutting logs   Some on the Houses  Some cutting logs for Shakes  all busy


Saturday 22


pleaseant all at work at our winter quarters all busy


Sunday 23


Palmer and myself and two others went out 3 miles got feed for our oxen that we have working getting logs


Monday, November 24, 1862


pleasant at work   on Houses again  all at work


Tuesday 25


Hin [?] in the Evening  have worked all day on buildings


Wednesday 26


Snowey & Stormy  Boys of   cutting logs for Shakes on the Mountain  I work thare in the afternoon


Thursday, November 27, 1862


pleaseant worked on the Shanties in forenoon  Prepair for moving Shakes in afternoon


Friday 28


pleaseant commenced     Shakes to Day   four hundred


Saturday 29


pleaseant      Shakes to Day all Day misty most of the afternoon


Sunday, November 30, 1862


Quite pleasant  worked all Day Shakes for Shanties


Monday, December 1


Is Cloudy & Stormy & rainy  raind all night  quite windy


Tuesday 2




Wednesday, December 3, 1862


Do  Do


Thursday 4


Do   Do


Friday 5


Snowy & Stormy  F. Harris joind company to Day from Hospital


Saturday, December 6, 1862


Cold & Stormy S H Fitch joined Company to Day from Hospital


Sunday 7


Cool with  Some Snow


Monday 8


Weather Pleasant working on Buildings  No news in Camp


Tuesday, December 9, 1862


Pleaseant   Sargant more returned from Town with boxes for company  I am on Guard on fayett road


Wednesday 10


(Pleasant)   received Cheese, Butter Apples Peaches socks Shirts Tea &c


Thursday 11


Weather Pleaseant (nothing doing in Camp to Day


Friday, December 12, 1862


Pleasant & clear


Saturday 13


Pleaseant G. O. Connars Joind company from Hospital


Sunday 14


Pleaseant nothing Doing all quiet in   Camp


Monday, December 15, 1862


Clear & Pleaseant


Tuesday 16


Do  Do


Wednesday 17


Do  Do


Thursday December 18, 1862


Clear & Pleaseant


Friday 19


Pleaseant Major McIlrath & Private Hayne leave for Cleveland Ohio this morning


Saturday 20


all quiet in Camp  Rhumor that Burnsid is whipped and Drove across the Rapahanoc


Sunday, December 21, 1862


Clear & Pleaseant nothing Doing to Day


Monday 22


Weather Pleasant  Somewhat unwell


Wednesday, December 24, 1862


Pleaseant & cloudy to Day Franklin Straton    leaves for home on Furlough


Thursday 25


Pleasant today went out Target Shooting with the colonel then the Boys shot for A turkey  shooting around all Day  Some of the Boys gon out in the country to get Dinner  Cap gives Two Bottles of wine to each mess for Christmas


Friday 26


Pleaseant nothing doing in Camp  Some of the Boys working on Cape House


Saturday, December 27, 1862


Pleaseant nothing  Doing to Day mail came to night got four letters


Sunday 28


Pleasant   Inspection by Colonel Hayse and Adjutant Thompson wrote letters Home to Day took walk up the River Sun Shines bright to Day


Monday 29


Clear & Pleaseant this morning been and drawed Bread Soft Bread    all quiet in Camp to Day


Tuesday, December 30, 1862


Pleaseant in fore noon Rain in after noon nothing doing to Day


Wednesday 31


Snowing and blustering all day mustered to day list of Killed & wounded in Battle Sept 14th (Maryland)


Killed               Corporal S. E. Bull

                        Private J. Dunn

                        Private T A Ross


Wounded Joshuay Barns


Died of wounds            Corp U. Vansickle arm off

                                    T. O. Connars

                                    R. B Cornwell

                                    E. Cambell

                                    H Bradish


December 31st  Eighteen hundred and 62


Deady Diary: 1863


Thursday, January 1, 1863


Pleasant nothing of importance going on in Camp today  Some Target shooting &c.


Friday 2


Moderate all quiet in Camp on Guard to Day on picket up the River Road  A A.Jerome starts for home on Furlough to Day


Saturday 3


Relieved this morning appearances of a nice Day

James Owls returns from home joins Co to Day having been home on Furlough


Sunday, January 4, 1863


orders to prepair for inspection   Inspected by Colonel Hays  Boys all writing to pass of time


Monday 5                                                                                        


All quiet in Camp  Boys working on Cook House wrote to Mart to Day


Tuesday 6


Weather lowery and Rainy all Day nothing doing in  Camp  Got 10 pies cooked at Bakery to Day.


Wednesday, January 7, 1863


To Day is Pleasant work getting out shakes and working on Cook House  Chapman & Burcat start for Home to Day  mail came


Thursday 8


Weather lowery Snow and Rain all Day nothing doing in Camp  Colonel R.B. Hays commanding the Brigade  Canby comand the Regiment at present


Friday 9


Pleasant to Day getting out shakes to cover Cook House all quiet in Camp

Saturday, January 10, 1863.


Weather stormy all Day but Slow nothing of Importance in Camp to Day


Sunday 11


Weather Moderate with little Snow  Davis T.S.Howe starts for Gallipolis  mail came


Monday 12


Weather pleasant working on Cook House  all quiet in Camp.


Tuesday, January 13, 1863.


“)  Nothing doing in Camp to Day   Some working on chimney to Day


Wednesday 14


“)  All quiet in Camp  Boys working on Cook House to Day


Thursday 15


Weather Rainy most of the Day rained all night plenty of bitters in Evening all feeling well


Friday, January 16, 1863.


Weather Snowey and Blustering River raising fast


Saturday 17


Weather cold and windy with little Snow  River raised four feet  Still vaising  J.C.Cowen joins Co to Day


Sunday 18


Pleasant and cool  Inspection of Quarters by Dr Barrett


Monday, January 19, 1863.


Pleasant  Co A I & R gone to Tomkins Farms on Picket for one week  Jenkins Cowen and myself left here to keep House pass of time by Cord playing


Tuesday 20


Weather moderate nothing doing in Camp all quiet to Day


Wednesday 21


Weather Pleasant no news of importance in Camp Hall come none for me


Thursday, January 22, 1863.


Nothing doing in Camp to Day

Mail came  none for me


Friday 23


Went to Look Creek with Jenkins after Hay got Home at 2 oclock

Mail came got letter from Mort


Saturday 24


Went to Piatt with Jenk took four prisoners two male & 2 Female  camped 14 miles from Camp Reynolds


Sunday, January 25, 1863.


Rose Early hitch up and move on for Piatt at 2 oclock got plenty of Cider and camp for the night  Jenk went to Charleston got gall of cider to go back on


Monday 26


Hitch up and start Back Stop at night where we did going down  Had a good time with some Gals  Va gals played Eucher &c.


Tuesday 27


Rose Early got Breakfast and start for camp at 10 oclock got to Camp about 3 oclock

Rainy all Day not very Hard though


Wednesday, January 28, 1863,


Stormy Snow and Rain all Day  River Raising fast


Thursday 29


Stormy with plenty of Snow


Friday 30


Moderate some little Snow all quiet in Camp


Saturday January 31, 1863.


All quiet in Camp  Mose Richards Ren Harris Hart Hickox cam here from Soler  good times in Evening visiting also Major McGroth & Liewt Wm Chamberlin return


Sunday, February 1


Pleasant all quiet been out walking with the Boys up to the Falls and around  Having good times all around


Monday 2


Weather pleasant nothing new in Camp  Having good times walking around  Lip Scroyer joines company to Day.


Tuesday, February 3, 1863.


Snowed last night  Snowing this morning  Wise Post & Ren go out with the Boys to cut wood on the mountain  Snowing like fury.  John Chapman joined company


Wednesday 4


Weather cool with some wind  Rev Hart Mose and some of the other Boys gone to Hawk’s nest on Lewisburg road 10 miles from here


Thursday 5


Snowing got my Furlough this morning for 20 Days and start for the Boat landing  J Hill with me go about 20 miles and stop quite unduly bad walking


Friday, February 6, 1863.


Snowing this Morning we are now 5 miles from Piatt after Breakfast at about 5 oclock take Boat and go to Charleston and stop for the night


Saturday 7


Weather Pleasant but cold  Start down the River at 6 oclock go to Point Pleasant and take of Hourses and put on Buns to arrive there crost the River got to Gallipolis at 6 oclock put up at American


Sunday 8


Weather pleasant all quiet church Bells ringing got Breakfast no boat going out to Day  Boat arrives from Kanawha in forenoon go on board the monitor in Evening


Monday, February 9, 1863.


Some rain start out at 3 oclock up Ohio River full of Ice  Slow getting along


Tuesday 10


Arrive at Parkersburg 1. Oclock at night go on Board the Eagle for Wheeling weather pleasant got to Wheeling at five in the morning and crossed over to Bridgeport


Wednesday 11


took cars for Wellesville and for Bedford got to Bedford at 8 oclock in Evening.  Stoped with Uragin all night (rainy)


Thursday, February 12, 1863.


Got up at 8 oclock got Breakfast and started for Home stoped to Baldwins to the Senter got Home at noon all well very stormy Snowey


Friday 13


Pleasant went down to the old place in forenoon to the Senter in afternoon had oyster supper in Evening bets Ome & Frank & Mary was Here


Saturday 14


Went over to Horn’s then to Morgenses then to Richards hitched on Omes buggy went to Senter ( ) back and stayed with Ome all night rainy in Eve


Sunday, February 15, 1863.


Got Home about 11.  folks gone to Meeting write to Martin went up to H Baldwins stayed all night


Monday 16


Pleasant went to the Falls with Baldwin in forenoon got Home at noon went over to Smiths in Eve then down to Balies in Evening


Tuesday 17


Stoped to Richd all night went down to Harrisen then over to Gusts then to Wards round Home by the Sentre and went to bed


Wednesday, February 18, 1863.


funeral at Senter to Day a Soldier from 103 Regt Ohio VI.  went  to Senter then down to Harises in Eve to Smiths with Ome Rev Fran  Stoped all night


Thursday 19


Rainy stay around all Day go up to the Sentre  Miron with me come Home with me  Stoped all night  Had a game of Cards  Wish Mathews was here  Elen cam Home


Friday 20


Snowed last night ellen gone back playin g all Day Mose R brings me some letters from camp  Mathews gone Home S. still here


Saturday, February 21, 1863.


Pleasant go to Sentre in morning then home & go over to Smiths  Lute come Home with me stayed all night  Ellen Home  Ome R here & Ase Chain


Sunday 22


Snowey cold and windy not much getting out to Day.  Snowey all Day go down to Browns and to Siles in Evening


Monday 23


Go to Senter then to Sils and to Smiths Harrisess  Stayed to Dens all night Wen & Ome there in Evening pleaseant


Tuesday, February 24, 1863.


Pl. went to Sentre in forenoon in after noon went to the falls with Lil Sciwyer  pleaseant


Wednesday 25


Start for Columbus go to Cleveland on morning train take Evening train for Columbus get there at 2 oclock in morning  pleaseant


Thursday 26


Get up report at Capt Dade office sent me to Camp Chase  Examined by Surgeon get my Discharge all out by 3 oclock Start Home on train at 6  rainy to Day


Friday, February 27, 1863.


Pleaseant get in to Cleveland at 5 oclock take Mahoning for Solon at 7:15 get to Solon 8 oclo. Go to Exibition in Evening


Saturday 28


Pleaseant arrange things in my trunk  Harris stayed with me last night go to Sentre to Baldwins then to Gusts Bush from there to Home  Lute & George here in Eve


Sunday March 1


Snowey & stormy  Maria was here all night writing to Day wrote to Harris & to Jenkins


Monday, March 2, 1863.


Weather quite went to Sentre in morning then Home tap Sugar Bush in afternoon go over to Dens  Stay all night.


Tuesday 3


rather  Stormy Den and I go to Centre  Den Father and I go to see Jas cows  Father bought 10 go up to Baldwins  Stay all night


Wednesday 4


Cool with little Snow go to Centre then Home  Doing nothing today wrote to Martin


Saturday 7


Pleaseant at the Centre this Morning


Sunday, March 8, 1863.


Pleaseant some Snow  Bill & I go out walking to Day


Monday 9


Weather pleaseant  Archy R. and myself go to the Chagrin Falls on foot


Tuesday 10


In Evening go to North Solon to Exibition Oliver Almon Williams & My Self


Tuesday, March 17, 1863.


Why is a young man 20 years old like a young squirrel


Saturday 20


Washed shirt in forenoon lost time in afternoon one half day lost time


Tuesday, June 9, 1863


Worked on Road  Lost one half Day

Mollie A Johnson

Coals Mouth


Western Va


Friday, June 12, 1863.


Received of Henry Baldwin 3.00 in full on work


Saturday 13


Lost time to Day Saturday 13 1863


Thursday 2


Received of B. Baldwin Fifteen Dollars $15.00 In cash


Friday, July 3, 1863.


Time Lost to Day went to Wy & So Bedford to Party at Fountain House


Saturday 4


Time Lost this Morning go to the Falls Chagrin took Breakfast there  I go to Wy get back at 1 oclock


Friday 10


Time Lost to Day  To Day Had to Stop work on Account of being sick


Saturday 11


Time Lost to Day on account of being unwell


Monday 13


Monday July 13th 1863  Let to Henry Baldwin to Day $75.00 Seventy five Dollars in cash till called for M. Deady


Friday 31


Received of H Baldwin this Day five Dollars in cash Friday July 31th


Friday 7


Lost time Friday this 7th all Day


Saturday 15


Received of H. Baldwin Five Dollars ($5.00) In cash


Thursday, August 20, 1863.


Thursday Recd.  Of H Baldwin ($4.00) In cash


Friday 21


James F. Hill

James A Hill


Saturday 22


Lost Half Day


Sunday, August, 23, 1863.


Woodslee Essex Co.

E. Johnson


Monday 24


Woodslee Essex Co



Thursday, September 1, 1863.


Time Lost half Day


Saturday 5


Recd of Baldwin one Dollar (Cash)


Thursday, September 10, 1863.


Received of H Baldwin five Dollars (Cash)


Friday 11


Time Lost


Saturday 12


Time Lost


Tuesday 15


Recd in Cash of Baldwin 25 Dollars

Wednesday, September 16, 1863


Lost time


Thursday 17


Do   [Ditto]


Friday 18


Do “   [Ditto]


Saturday, September 19, 1863


Do. lost time


Nellie May Deady 20


Tuesday 29


Lost time


Thursday, October 1, 1863


Lost time


Friday 2


Do  [Ditto]


Tuesday, October 13, 1863.


Lost a half Day


Saturday 17


Recd not amount one hundred and Sixteen Dollars to pay to Taylor


Tuesday 27


Accept a heart

That’s always true

That beats for one

That one is you





I am thine in thy gladness

I am thine in thy tears

My love it can change not

In absence of years



Thursday 5


For A dungeon thy dwelling

My home it would be

Fir its gloom would be sunshine

If I wer with thee



Saturday 14


Recd Cash $200


List of Letters wrote


Since Jan 1st 1863


Jan 1st  William Deady

Jan 2d  Maggie

Jan 4th  Martin Deady FK

Jan 7    Ellen

Jan 7    Mother

Jan 8    Mary J Ward

Jan 9    Betsey Harris

Jan 9    Mary A Harris

Jan 9    William J Deady

Jan 10  Edward E Henry

Jan 12  Martin V Deady

Jan 14  Miron V Smith

Jan 14  Gloria Stone

Jan 14  Lorinda Neers

Jan 18  Ellen J Denby

Jan 21  Martin Franklin

Jan 22  Lizzie Deady

Jan 22  Ruth A Rhoades

Jan 23d Martin V. Deady

Jan 23d Herman Rhodes



Letters wrote


Jan 28  William J Deady

Jan 28  Martin V Deady

Jan 28  To Mother

Jan 28  To Hattie Crosby

Jan 29  Maggie J Deady

Feb 12 J Mitchell

Feb 15 Martin Deady

Feb 17 To Columbus

            James A. Hill

Feb 27 Martin V Deady

Feb 27 John Chapman

Feb 27 James Mitchel

Feb 28 James Palmer

Mar 1st James Hill

Mar 1st G W Jenkins

Mar 1st F.O. Harris

Mar 4   Martin V Deady   Lex

Mar 8   Ottis Button

Mar 8   Henry Trowbridge

Mar 8   Alfred Button

Mar 8   Oassius Mather

Mar 15 Martin O Deady

Mar 15 Alfred Jerome

Mar 15 James Palmer

Mar 15 William Thomas

Mar 22 Alfred Buttn

Mar 22 G W Jenkins

Mar 24 James S Mitchell

Mar 25 Alfred Jerome

Mar 25 M V Deady

Mar 25 Ottis Button Esq

Mar 26 James A Hill

Mar 28 James Palmer

Mar 29 James Mitchell

April 1st Ottis Button

April 1st Martin V Deady

April 1st Martin O Deady

April 7 Alfred Button

April 8 James Dickson



Letters Recd Since Jan 1 1863


Jan 1st  Maggie Deady

Jan 7    From Mother

Jan 7    Miron Smith

Jan 7    Mary J Ward

Jan 9    Mary A Harris

Jan 9    Betsey Harris

Jan 9    Edward E Henry

            William J Deady

Jan 11  Martin V Deady

Jan 11  Ellen

Jan 11  Matilda A Ward

Jan 13  Martin V Deady

Jan 14  Ellen J Deady

Jan 14  Otis Button

Jan 19  Maria Franklin

Jan 19  Ellen J Deady

Jan 19  Ruthe A Rhoads

Jan 23  Martin V. Deady

Jan 23  Herman Rhoads

Jan 27  Elen J Deady




Jan 27  Maggie J Deady

Jan 27  Hattie Crosby

Jan 27  From Mother

Jan 27  Mary J Ward

Jan 27  Martin V. Deady

Jan 27  William J Deady

Jan 29  Thomas Potter

Jan 29  Clonie Stone

Jan 31  From Father

Jan 31  S.S. Bull

Jan 31  Maggie J Deady

Feb 3d Robert Smith

Feb 3d Mary A Harris

Feb 3d Martin V. Deady

Feb 3d Ellen J Deady

Feb 4   William J Deady

Feb 4   Maggie J Deady

Feb 4   Mollie Mather

Feb 10 C.S.Mather

Feb 10 Maria Franklin

Feb 20 Received

Feb 20 Jennie M Smith

Feb 20 Elizabeth Deady

March 1st James Mitchel  A

March 1st James A Hill  A 23

March 1st Herman I Rhoads Co G 103

March 14 AA Jerome Co A 23

March 14 John S Chapman  Co A

March 14 James Palmer Co A

March 15 Note from Jerome

March 15 Alfed Button I O V Cav

March 15 R H Rhoads

March 15 Martin O Deady

March 18 Alfred Button

March 18 G W Jenkins

March 18 Cassius S Mather

March 18 Henry Trowbridge

March 23 Otis Button

March 24 James S Mitchell

March 25 Alfred Jerome

March 25 James S Mitchell

March 27 James Palmer

April 1st W L Thomas

April 1st Alfred Button

April 4    Geo Jenkins

April 5   M V Deady