December 26, 1864

Cornelius Platter Diary Entry
(Union Soldier)

Monday Dec 26, ’64 

It has been a nice clear and pleasant day. – Considerable talks about our Div [Division] garrisoning Savannah, but there is no foundation for the Rumor – We were informed to – day [today] that we could fix up our quarters – for we would remain here 2 or 3 weeks. — We moved our camp forward, so as to give room for the 12th Ills who came back afew [a few] days since. Several boats came up to – day [today] but no mail. Co [Company] ”C” was transferred to “E” & “F” and “B” to “D” –


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