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TOCWOC: 150 years ago, November 1862

TOCWOC: 150 years ago, November 186...

For a general overview of the Civil War situation during November, 1862, you may like to read: 150 years ago, November 1862 by James Durney Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new...
Map of Travels:  December, 1862

Map of Travels: December, 1862

Locations and routes on this map are very approximate.  The modern-day Lake Sardis impacts my estimates of sites and logical roads the regiment would have used.   View CFN: December, 1862 in a larger map Share this:Click to share on...
December, 1862 – Bridge Guard

December, 1862 – Bridge Guard

Beginning Location:  With regiment at Camp Chulahoma, vicinity of  Holly Springs, Mississippi Dec. 1 Morning cloudy and cool without rain. Rested in camp and drafted provision.  Wrote 3 letters home to my family. Dec. 2 This morning...
Map of Travels:  November, 1862

Map of Travels: November, 1862

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November, 1862 – Steaming South

November, 1862 – Steaming Sou...

Beginning Location:  Silver Lake, Indiana on furlough.  Regiment stationed at Camp Morton near Indianapolis. Nov. 13 Left my family for Camp Morton in company with my wife and H. Brown and Mrs. Croft.  Went to Warsaw, parted with my...
Map of Travels:  October, 1862

Map of Travels: October, 1862

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Diary:  October, 1862 – City Hospital

Diary: October, 1862 – City ...

  Context:  During the months following the disastrous battle at Richmond Kentucky, the 12th Regiment has been encamped near Indianapolis for reorganization.   The regiment will remain at Camp Morton until mid-November 1862 after...
Map of Travels: September 1862

Map of Travels: September 1862

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Diary: September, 1862 – Parole

Diary: September, 1862 – Paro...

  Beginning Location:  Richmond, Kentucky Photo:  Camp Morton, near Indianapolis, Indiana Sept. 1 This day was parolled about sundown and sent back to the courtyard without anything to eat and nothing to drink excepting cystern...
Map of Travels:  August, 1862

Map of Travels: August, 1862

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Diary:  August, 1862 – Battle of Richmond KY

Diary: August, 1862 – Battle...

Beginning Location:  Silver Lake, Kosciusko County, Indiana Photo:  General Edmund Kirby Smith, CSA Aug. 12 Inlisted in Co I, 12″ regt Indiana vol as fifer under S. W. Wells (who resigned after the fight at Richmond, Ky. while at...