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Get my boots, paid 90 cents.
Hard drill today
Inspection this forenoon, dress parade afternoon.
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Send a letter to my Wife. Get a letter from father and a note from my Wife. Our company on guard today. I am Cor 2nd Relief, 20 men.
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Bought one packet stationary - 25 cents.
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February 4 - 22, 1862
Jessup Pollard, 28th Regiment, Mass
Fort Pulaski and Daufuskie Island
Get up ½ past 3 this morning. The moon and stars are shining bright. Remain up until 10 tonight. Pass one vessel this forenoon. See some porpoises around the bow of our boat. Wind changes and we have a strong gale in our teeth and the sea rolls heavily. A hard shower about 5 minutes in duration in the evening.
Get on deck at 5 o’clock. Fine morning but the waves are very large and the wind is still blowing strong against us. Go to my bunk about 10 o’clock tonight.
Get up at 6 o’clock. Cloudy morning. Take pilot aboard about 12 noon. Anchor in Port Royal about 3 PM. We find 50 or 60 vessels at anchor here. Our company on guard today, remain in the boat tonight, sleep ½ hour.
The steamer Potomac came and took us off the Ericsson about 12 noon. Expend 50 cents. Land at Hilton Head. I saw some flowers of various kinds in bloom. The weather is as warm now as it would be in July at home. Very bad water here – the land is sandy.
Sketch made of Uncle Frank Pollard by comrade during Civil War.
Possibly Jessup Pollard - in journal but not labeled.
Another photo, possibly of Jessup Pollard - in journal but not labeled.
Vaccinate for Small Pox.
Write to my Wife.
Lay in North River today.
Very rainy with wind and heavy sea. The boys are sick and heaving up in every direction. I sleep most of the time. When not on deck the boat rocks and pitches at a great rate. I go to bed about 10 tonight. It is clearing up a little now. I have had my cloths wet all day and must sleep in them.
Very pleasant morning with good breeze. I have not been sea sick yet. We saw a sail to the east this forenoon. The weather is getting very warm. See some flying fish, two more vessels pass us. Rain ___ ____.
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