George Bush papers 1830-1859
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Box   99 Folders   17-19
H. H. Gillum journal,  1865 February 26-1865 March 25 [series]:
 
 1865 February 26
 
Preparations for March up Shenandoah
 
 1865 February 27
 
March begins
 
Phil Sheridan
 
George Custer
 
Black mule-drives
 
 1865 February 28
 
Orders to take charge of supply/ammunition trains
 
"Bummers"
 
Fording stream
 
 1865 March 1
 
Illness
 
Destroyed Virginia towns
 
Burning bridge
 
Skirmish
 
Gen. Jubal Early
 
Foraging mutton
 
 1865 March 2
 
Tobacco expropriated
 
Reception of Union troops in Staunton, Va.
 
 1865 March 3
 
Crossing creeks
 
 1865 March 4
 
Camp at Charlottesville
 
Recuperating from battle
 
 1865 March 5
 
Wrecking of railroad
 
Sheridan's generalship
 
Foraging forbidden
 
University of Virginia
 
Prisoner taken in own home
 
 1865 March 6
 
Contrabands
 
Exhausted horses
 
Civilian morale
 
Hidden goods in slave cabins
 
 1865 March 7
 
Quarters in private home
 
Virginia civilians
 
 1865 March 8
 
Confederate sharpshooters
 
Flour expropriated
 
 1865 March 9
 
200 horses shot
 
Crossing of James River
 
Mud
 
 1865 March 10
 
Scottsville, Va.
 
Crossing canal
 
Blacks appropriated for risky jobs
 
Provisions expropriated
 
 1865 March 11
 
Columbia, Va.
 
 1865 March 12
 
Rest and Recuperation
 
Virginia civilians cower
 
Gen. Early
 
 1865 March 13
 
Frederick Hall Station, Va.
 
Destroying railroad
 
1865 March 14
 
Destroying railroad
 
 1865 March 15
 
Captured at Ashland, Va.
 
Gen. Devin
 
"Contrabands"
 
 1865 March 16
 
Orphaned baby
 
 1865 March 17
 
Cedar groves
 
King William Courthouse
 
 1865 March 18-25
 
Blacks as butt of humor
 
Duties as Depot QM at landing on Pamunkey River
 
Contraband labor