I am in most magnificent health, growing fatter every day. I went today with the Gen. & rest to the Episcopal Church in Berryville. Mr. Luter preached a very good sermon and the girls all were dressed in their best and looked pretty, the music was good and altogether I enjoyed it highly. And then there was such a glorious dinner for us here [in camp] when we got back, thanks to the good people of Clarke & Jefferson [counties], that I passed really a delightful day, “at charity with myself and all mankind,” which frame of mind I find a good dinner conducive to. I saw Ned Lee at church, and his health seems to be much better now. Continue reading
I’m pleased to share a guest blog post I wrote for Emerging Civil War blog.
This blog post introduces an aspect of the Civil War’s end which has been almost forgotten in the triumphant and reunion images. Just follow this link to Emerging Civil War and you’ll find the article – Empty Arms: A New Sesquicentennial Image.