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July 1862
Sunday 13th

At Sea

Monday 14th

At sea, sign U.S. payroll for May and June

Receive pay $26.00
Expended $5.00

 

Tuesday 15th

Cast anchor at Fort Monroe 7 am
Sleep on deck tonight
Heavy rain

 

Wednesday 16th

Weigh anchor and get to Newport News about 9 am
Go ashore
12 Me?

 

July 1862
Newport News, VA


Thursday 17th

Sick today
Write to my Wife

Friday 18th

My lungs very painful
Went to the doctor

 

Saturday 19th

Went to the doctor

Received a letter from my Wife
and one from David

 

Sunday 20th

Received a letter from my Wife – Dated July 18th
Write to my Wife.

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Dates

July 13 - August 8, 1962

People

Jessup Pollard, 28th Regiment, Mass

Places

Newport News, Hilton Head, James Island, Washington, DC

Other

Received pay of $26

Becomes sick with very painful lungs goes to a doctor

Transported by the Steamer Merrimack

Sees General Stephens and General Burnsides

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Thursday July 31

Write to my father
Marching orders last night
Expended $1.00

 

Friday August 1st
 

Target shoot
Guard U.S. fatigue Cap
Company inspection

 

Saturday 2nd

Brigade inspection by General Stephens

Sunday 3rd

Spike tents and go aboard the steamer Merrimack about 5 pm
28th Regiment and 50 Pennsylvania

 

 

1862 – August
Monday 4th

Remain at anchor off Ft. Monroe

 

Tuesday 5th

Sail up the Potomac River
Anchor Airgua Creek

Wednesday 6th

Arrive at Falmouth, VA
About 4 pm

Thursday 7th

March about 2 miles
very hot day
See General Burnside

 

Friday 8th

Went foraging


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Sketch made of Uncle Frank Pollard by a comrade during Civil War.

Possibly Jessup Pollard - in journal but not labeled.

Another photo, possibly of Jessup Pollard - in journal but not labeled.

July 1862
Monday 21

I am yet on the sick list

 

Tuesday 22nd

Get a pass and went down to the Wharf to 21st Regiment

Expended $2.00

Wednesday 23rd

Expended $2.00

Friday 25th

Feel quite unwell
Went out on dress parade

 

Saturday 26th

Expended $1.00
Went swimming in James River
Draw shoes U.S.

 

 

Sunday 27th

Inspection, heavy marching order
Write to my Wife yesterday
Write to Mr. French and to David this afternoon
Write to my Wife again
Tonight send $5.00 dollars

 

 

 

 

Monday 28th

I am on guard Corporal 2nd relief 20 men
Expended $2.00

Wednesday 30th

Taken charge of Meiners tent?
Receive a letter from father

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