December 3, 1864

Cornelius Platter Diary Entry
(Union Soldier)

Saturday Dec 3d 1864 

Up early and moved at 6.30 Our Brigade crossed the Ogeechee and occupied works made by the 1st Brigade – We lay in support of the Brigade who were tearing up the R.R. Remained there all day and then returned to the camp occupied last night Pontoons were taken up this evening Quite a number of ‘”negroes” came¬†came in today with Horses & mules. Saw plenty of “Live oak” Palm leaf” fans & Spanish moss today. Distance marched 4 mile


From the Cornelius Platter Collection housed at the University of Georgia’s Special Collections Hargrett Library