Note: This is one of many diary entries of Philetus Shaw, who participated in the Petersburg Campaign as a member of the 109th New York.
June 14, 1864:1
Up all night. Started on, crossed the Chicahonomy River and encamped on a large plantation one mile from the James River.
- “Diary of Philetus Shaw, 109th New York. This diary entry is from the personal collection of Daniel Hill and was forwarded to BTC by Mary Jordan, author of the book Dear Friend Amelia, the Civil War Letters of Private John Tidd, and is used with her permission. All rights reserved. ↩