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“Minnesota Troops Going to New Orleans”, “Important Order” and “State News”, The Saint Cloud Democrat – February 16, 1865

Monday, February 16th, 2015

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Diary entry by Thomas Montgomery of the 7th Minnesota Regiment, Company K – February 15, 1865

Sunday, February 15th, 2015

Mild, clear, beautiful day[.] Put up body of a kitchen. Drilled in Co. Drill in the forenoon and Battalion Drill in the P.M. Gen. Washington […] returned from New Orleans Hosp. Rect. a letter from home from Mother & Father. Loaned Capt. Laughlin 4 Shelter tents.

Citation: February 15, 1865. Diary entry by Thomas Montgomery, Diary, 1864. Thomas Montgomery and family papers. Minnesota Historical Society. [P2812 box 1]

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“Grant Losses In the Late Movement”, “The Negro Suffrage Bill”, and “News Items”, The Stillwater Messenger – February 14, 1865

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

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“The Late Peace Confrence”, “Grant” and “Civilians in Rebel Prisons”, The Saint Paul Press – February 12, 1865

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

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Diary entry by Thomas Montgomery of the 7th Minnesota Regiment, Company K – February 11, 1865

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Beautiful weather. Drilled a company in forenoon. Men cleaning up in afternoon. Reading & writing[.] Received 3 Recruits[.] Drew from Major Losey 1 3 Enfield Rifle Muskets & 1 3 Sets of [G…] [accou…] & issued them to men.

Citation: February 11, 1865. Diary entry by Thomas Montgomery, Diary, 1864. Thomas Montgomery and family papers. Minnesota Historical Society. [P2812 box 1]

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“From South Carolina”, “Grant’s Army” and “Exchange of Prisoners”, The Saint Paul Pioneer and Democrat – February 10, 1865

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

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“Triumph of Freedom” and “End of the Peace Mission”, The Saint Cloud Democrat – February 9, 1865

Monday, February 9th, 2015

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“The Rebel Trans Mississippi Department”, The Rochester Republican – February 8, 1865

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

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“The Sixth Minnesota Ordered to New Orleans” and “Abating Soldiers’ Taxes”, The Stillwater Messenger – February 7, 1865

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

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“Lincoln and Seward Meet the Rebel Commissioners”, “From Washington” and “From Rebel Papers”, The Saint Paul Press – February 5, 1865

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

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