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Diary entry by Matthew Marvin – March 30, 1863

Filed under: Civil War Daybook — Lori Williamson @ 3:43 pm

Diary entry by Matthew Marvin of the 1st Minnesota Regiment, written from the 1st Minnesota’s camp at Stafford Hills near Falmouth, Virginia. During the past week Marvin was on three inspections, wrote and received letters, and endured rain and “cold March winds”. He also “Drilled the company in manuel of arms” and “Took an inventory of property to be condemed”.

On Monday March 30, Marvin writes: Was on Battallion drill[.] Maj Adams in command[.] Charle Parks was here today[,] he look[s] rough[.] Recd letter from L.G. Wrote to E, L, G & to Eugene[.] Weather pleasant

See whole week of Marvin’s diary: 1863-03-30_Marvin_combined_3-25_3-30

Citation: March 25-30, 1863 Diary entries by Matthew Marvin, Diary notes and memos. Matthew Marvin Papers. Minnesota Historical Society. [P2355 box 1]

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