A Confederate A Federal

William Wallace van Amber
Civil War Diaries & Letters


Diary Entries June 1, 1864

Diary entry Dated 06/01/64

Wed. June 1, 1864

Still very warm, I expect to be examined today. Was examined today for a furlough.

Thu. June 2, 1864

Went down town today, went to the post office and got a letter for M.B.D. Run around till I got tired then got onto the cars and rode up as far as they run then walked about 3 quarters of a mile.

Fri. June 3, 1864

Went up and got my clothes and got Conover to wash them for me. Paid him 50 cts. Got a letter from Ett today.

Sat. June 4, 1864

Very fine weather here now. We are doing first rate here now. Hear nothing of my furlough yet.