Graham family papers  1731-1849
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   Container / Location    Title
Box   1.3 Schoff Civil War Diaries and Journals  
Frederic S. Olmsted journal,  1863 January 1-September 5; 1889 July 3 [series]:
 
 1863 January
 
Marching
 
Make-shift camp
 
Rations
 
Taking of Brashear City
 
Foraging
 
Barefooted prisoners
 
Picket fire
 
Court martial for sleeping on picket duty
 
Black man assaulted
 
 1863 February
 
Poor hospital conditions
 
Description of camp
 
Alligator
 
 1863 March
 
Springtime in Louisiana
 
Southern plantation
 
Possible spy
 
Mosquitos
 
Southern-sympathizing black
 
Runaway slave whipped
 
Overseeing slaves
 
Arrest of blacks
 
 1863 April
 
April Fool's Day
 
Runaway slave
 
Battle at Bayou
 
Prisoners
 
 1863 May
 
Runaway slaves
 
Issuing clothing to slaves
 
Black funeral and baptisms
 
 1863 June
 
Skirmish
 
Rations for blacks
 
NY "peace meeting" (riots)
 
Taken prisoner
 
Paroled
 
Prison conditions/treatment
 
 1863 July
 
Disease and deaths
 
Hauling wood
 
 1863 August
 
New Orleans (there on parole)
 
Leaving for home via river boat
 
Fire with guerillas
 
Trip up Mississippi
 
Wife does not recognize him
 
 1863 September
 
Mustered out