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Opening: 2 verso, 3 recto
Date(s) of entries: January 1 to 3, 1865
Author: Alfred Moore
Content: Postage rates (2v); Diary (3r)

Number: MSN/CW 8010-1

Transcribed by: Rev. Andy Sebesta, c.s.c., and George Rugg 2010

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Sunday, JANUARY 1, 1865

I sat up last night as is customary on the last night of a year to watch the New Year in, but I am affraid not with the motives that prompts Christian people to sit up, watch, & pray on such occasions but it was from the fact that I was too cold to sleep

Monday 2

All quiet in camp Weather continues cold. Snow lies on the ground without melting in the slightest degree

Tuesday 3

Two Squadrons were sent off from this Regt to day First Squadron, which is from Bath .Co. Va for the purpose of picketing towards Beverly Va. The third Sqr which is from Hardy & Hampshire Counties was sent to Lost river in Hardy Co to do picket duty.

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