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July 27, 2014

Diary entry by James N. Woodbury, 9th Regiment, Co C., who has been taken captive by rebels and is being held at Andersonville Prison, Georgia– July 27, 1864

Filed under: Civil War Daybook — Lori Williamson @ 9:00 am

“Cloudy and Hot[.] camp full of roomers[.] the after noon it clouds up and looks like rain[.] rains a little in the evening[.]” Woodbury himself was taken to the hospital the previous day, and his diary is now in the possession of Nathan Palmer, another Union captive at Andersonville Prison, who is continuing the entries.

Citation:  July 27, 1864 James Woodbury Diary, May – October 1864. Diary and miscellaneous letters and papers, 1862-1908. Minnesota Historical Society. [P1091]

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