By Elisha Hunt Rhodes
Inquisitive about the Union is the eloquent and relocating diary of Elisha Hunt Rhodes, who enlisted into the Union military as a personal in 1861 and left it 4 years later as a 23-year-old lieutenant colonel after scuffling with challenging and honorably in battles from Bull Run to Appomattox. an individual who heard those diaries excerpted at the PBS-TV sequence The Civil struggle will realize his bills of these campaigns, which stay amazing for his or her readability and element. such a lot of all, Rhodes's phrases demonstrate the inducement of a typical Yankee foot soldier, an in a different way traditional younger guy who continued the trials of strive against and arduous marches, brief rations, worry, and homesickness for a wage of $13 a month and the delight of giving "all for the union."
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M. Prayer was offered by Chaplain Jameson of the Second Rhode Island Volunteers and a fine oration delivered by Rev. Father Quinn, Assistant Chaplain to the First Rhode Island. Captain Cyrus G. Dyer, Company “A”, Second Rhode Island Volunteers followed with an excellent poem. At twelve noon a national salute was fired by the Light Battery and we were invited to a fine dinner. Prof. Benoni Sweet, a member of Company H, Second Rhode Island gave an exhibition of tight rope walking. Our camp has been full of people all day.
As we have no tents with us, we lay upon our rubber blankets spread upon the ground and slept soundly. July 17, 1861—I awoke this morning feeling a little stiff and with my clothes wet with dew. But the hot sun soon dried our blankets, and after taking breakfast on the contents of our haversacks, we moved out into the road and continued our march. Company “D” Captain Steere was detailed as flankers for the Brigade, and while the troops marched in the road, we took the fields on the right of the column.
Very decidedly. ” I was happy. The examination went on until a man came in who had enlisted and played the bully with us youngsters. He was a large fine built fellow, but I did not look up. The doctor said to him: “You cannot go. ) He denied this and insisted upon being examined, but the doctor declined, and he went out. I explained the matter and we went on. As soon as the twenty-five men were selected I was ordered to march them to the Cadet Armory and report to Captain William H. P. Steere.