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William Wallace van Amber
Civil War Diaries & Letters


Diary Entries January 16th, 1864

Diary entry Dated 01/16/64

Jan. 16, 1864

It is fine pleasant weather yet and very warm today

Jan. 17, 1864

Got my box last night. Everything all right in it. Sold the gloves for $150 one lb of butter for 50 cts.

Jan. 18,1864

Everything is all quiet here yet they are deserting fast. Their pickets and ours are about 1/2 mile apart.