A Confederate A Federal

William Wallace van Amber
Civil War Diaries & Letters


Diary Entries March 1, 1864

Diary entry Dated 03/01/64

Tues. March 1, 1864

Here I am in camp near Culpeper. Still cooking for the Capt. We have had no rain since we went to the front till last night. It began to rain about dark and rained all night and a day today till night it snowed some.

Wed. March 2,1864

It is very pleasant this morning but rather muddy.

Mon. March 7,1864

today. It has been very pleasant and warm for 2 or 3 days past

Tues. March 8, 1864

has been nothing of interest here since I last wrote. We are still here in camp where we have been since the first of Feb. I am cooking yet. It began to rain last night and it rains hard now - about noon.