Tag Archives: Henry K. White

2 March 1862: “Pleasant had a prayer meeting in our quarters.”

Item description: Short entry, 2 March 1862, from the diary of Henry K. White, soldier in the 23rd Massachusetts Infantry Regiment. Item citation: From folder 1 of the Henry K. White Diaries #5013-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North … Continue reading

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26 February 1862: “Very pleasant day traded my Rebel musket for A pistol.”

Item description: This entry is from the diary of Henry K. White, who mustered into the 23rd Massachusetts Volunteers on 21 September 1861, and played the fife in the regimental band. In February 1862, he shipped out with his unit for the … Continue reading

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21 November 1861: “1 Woolen Blanket 2.95″

Item description:  Henry K. White, 23rd Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, lists the cost of several clothing items, necessary during the onset of winter in Massachusetts. Henry K. White was mustered into the 23rd Massachusetts Infantry Regiment on 21 September 1861. He served … Continue reading

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