Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Page 1 Undated

Here are the first two pages of the small book which is the Diary of Henry Stephen Archer Sr.  There is no date on these pages but it is sometime before Nov 13, 1862.

Page 1 - left side - (I am not sure if this page is actually part of H. S. Archer's writing but I will include everything.)
Mr. Soller Housley
     Martrace  Tenn
      Co. B  34th Regt Miss

Page 2 - right side
H. S. Archer's Book
A record the ? marks of
the 32nd Regiment Miss Vol.
Clothing for John
McElhannon Co. D
1 Blanket
1 Overcoat
2 Par. Pants
2   "    Drawers
2         Shirts
2   "     Socks
1   "    Gloves
1   "    Suspenders

1 comment:

  1. Found this on this website: about the John McElhannon who received some clothing.

    "John McElhannon Co. D Private

    Enlisted April 25, 1862 Corinth, Mississippi
    May and June 1862
    Left Corinth, sick never heard from since.
    July and Aug. 1862 Present.
    Captured Franklin, Tenn. Dec. 18, 1864.
    No. 1 U.S.A. Gen. Hospital, Nashville, Tenn., Circular Flap Amputation, lower third right forearm.