Levi E. Kent journal  1861-1862
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Box   3.3b Schoff Civil War Diaries and Journals  
Levi E. Kent journal,  1861 September -1862 September [series]:
  September 1861 [subseries]:
Rigid discipline
  October 1861 [subseries]:
Trip to D.C.
Description of Capitol building
Unrest at discipline
Party with champagne
Ben Perley Poore
  November 1861 [subseries]:
Unpopular new colonel
Camp in the field
Maryland election
Improvised stove
George McClellan
Moving camp
Thanksgiving dinner
  December 1861 [subseries]:
Picket at Edsell's Hill
Army morality
Christmas gifts
Christmas celebration
Sleeping arrangements
Thoughts of home
  January 1862 [subseries]:
New Year's Day
Gen. Howard departs
On board the Eastern Queen
Fortress Monroe
Steamers and sinkings in Cape Hatteras
Stuck on a sandbar
Human nature
Food/water in dirty barrels
Music and games
Poor conditions on board ship
Local folks: poor whites
Roanoke Island
  February 1862 [subseries]:
Battle at Roanoke Island (with map)
Wounded and dead
Prisoners (including son of Gov. Wise)
Death from "lack of whiskey"
Description of Camp Parke, N.C.
  March 1862 [subseries]:
KP duty
Palace intrigue: Captain and Colonel
Skirmish at Slocum's Creek (lengthy and excellent description)
N.C. union sympathizer
Beaufort, N.C.
Macon House resort area
Deserted plantation; slaves
  April 1862 [subseries]:
Preliminaries and attack on Fort Macon
Box from home
  May 1862 [subseries]:
Bilious fever
Steamship journey: Beaufort to New York
  July 1862 [subseries]:
[Kent did not keep his journal during a leave of absence]
R.I. and Philadelphia southern sympathizers
Description of Philadelphia
Baltimore: "rotten to the core"
Dissatisfaction with new colonel
Halleck in camp
  August 1862 [subseries]:
Continued dissatisfaction in camp
Whiskey quarrel
False "rebel signal"
Maneuvers around Fredericksburg, Va.
Stolen George Washington memorabilia
  September 1862 [subseries]:
Aquia Creek
Closing thoughts; discharge