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February 10, 1863: Birthday!

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Diary Entry:
Birthday.

Battalion drill, 75 men in ranks. fine day.

Drum Major and Charley S. draw pay for two n______ and keep only one.

See the scanned diary page.

More Information:

Cyrus was 25 years old when he mustered into the Second Delaware in 1861, so this would have been his 27th birthday.

 

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