Daily Archives: 25 January 2015

Diary of Orrin Brown—Jan 25, 1865

Diary of Orrin Brown, outside Savannah, Georgia Wednesday–Jan. 25th We had a pretty cold night and it has been cool all day we received orders about 11 Oclock last night to be ready to march at 7 this morning and … Continue reading

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Robert E. Lee and Confederate Confiscation of Private Arms—Jan 25, 1865

On this date in 1865, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee issued a reminder to his citizens that all private arms were to be delivered to the CSA Army for immediate use.  This item seems so extraordinary as to deserve a … Continue reading

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