May 13, 1864: ‘We lay down on the grass to rest’ (by Sammy)

Wilcox & Co. do their best to survive as prisoners backstage at one of the war’s major battles… Drawn by guest artist Sammy during COMICS CAMP at the Historical Society of Cheshire County: from the Civil War Diary of Charles W. Wilcox |< << 13-14 May 1864 >> SOURCES: Sammy draws from Wilcox’s diary entries for 13-14 May: … & from theContinue reading “May 13, 1864: ‘We lay down on the grass to rest’ (by Sammy)”

Thanksgiving Letter (B K Jones, Dec 2d 1860, #1)

1860: Burleigh’s recently back from the 1860 Republican convention in Chicago, and he can’t wait to tell his brother all about the celebrations back on the farm in Contoocook: