University of Notre Dame
Rare Books and Special Collections
Return Home
Topical Collections
Personal and Family Papers
Military Records
Letters and Correspondences
Diaries and Journals
Thomas Benton Alexander
David B. Arthur
Thomas J. Barb
James Boardman
William Cline
Alfred Moore
George H. Murphy
Miscellaneous Manuscripts

  (transcriptions only)

Technical Details
Manuscripts of the American Civil War
George H. Murphy Diary

< previous opening |  index  | next opening >

Opening: 14 verso, 15 recto
Date(s) of entries: April 1 to 3, 1865
Author: George H. Murphy
Content: Diary

Number: MSN/CW 8011-1

(Please click on our Technical Details button at left for more information on
transcription conventions, image scanning conventions, etc.)

14v, 15r      Images: 150 DPI100 DPI

and 6 from Woodstock. Major Calmes with whole Regt came up this eve went into Woodstock with Jno Albert [i.e., Pvt. John W. Albert, Co. D, 23rd Virginia Cavalry]. Staid all night: found wife better farring well Dick at home. Puddy really glad to see me I think, talks much of going to Parkersburg. Capt. Alexander of Torbetts [i.e., U. S. Brig. Gen. Alfred T. A. Torbert's] Staff promised her a pass, do not wish her to go. Campaign just opening. if any thing should happen [illeg] do not know what would do without her, but yet

Cannot say no to her. God bless her for the noble sacrafices she has already made for me.

April 2d

Sunday! beautiful morning. left home at 8 o'ck. Sleep out for the first night since December. it and eating "flapjacks" and bacon goes quite natural.

April 3d

[illeg] times this A M a dispatch from Col. O'Frral (who is now commanding Regt, White being in arrest) that the Yankees were advancing — [illeg] one half hour, and nothing from

Transcription last modified: [an error occurred while processing this directive]

< previous opening |  index  | next opening >

  Related Collections:   Colonial & Revolutionary America Early National & Antebellum America American Civil War Modern America Sports

Rare Books and Special Collections

University of Notre Dame
Copyright © 2006, 2009, 2011

Dept. of Special Collections
University of Notre Dame
102 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Telephone: 574-631-0290
Fax: 574-631-6308
E-Mail: rarebook @