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the enemy & capturing about 400 prisoners among them Gen. Prince & 23 officers These officers are liable to the provisions of the late order of Presdt Davis to Gen. Lee on the subject of Popes army. We will now see if our Presdt has nerve enough to carry out his own orders.

F. 15 I am still feeling quite weak today from the constant pain, though I am now relieved of one of them The carbuncle on my wrist is of formidable dimensions, the largest I have ever had, though not the most painful This keeps me still in a weak & feverish state
No news of special importance today
I send down to Wiley 4 boxes Isabella & 2 boxes Catawba grapes 

S. 16 The carbuncle began to discharge yesterday, but is still sore & painful I am very weak this morning. For two nights past I have had copious & debilitating sweats, which I have not had to accompany previous attacks of this kind. I shall go in to consult the Dr this morning
5.PM. I rode into Aiken this morning with

  • Title

    Henry William Ravenel, 1814-1887: Private Journal 1862: Page 153

  • Date




  • Subject

    Aiken County (S.C.)--History

    South Carolina--Social conditions

    Ravenel family

    Fungi of Carolina

    Illustrated by Natural Specimens of the Species

    Botanists--South Carolina--History--19th century

    Berkeley County (S.C.)--History--19th century

    Botanists--South Carolina--History--19th century

    South Carolina--Social conditions

    United States--Description and travel

    Aiken County (S.C.)--History

  • Description

    Unknown or Not Applicable

  • People

    Unknown or Not Applicable

  • Location

    Aiken County (S.C.)

  • Scientific Plant Names

    Unknown or Not Applicable

  • Common Plant Names

    Isabella Grape

    Catawba Grape

  • Contributing Institution

    University of South Carolina. South Caroliniana Library