Charles P. Noyes was a private in Company G of the New York militia's Twenty-Second Regiment when he marched from Camp Hill to Carlisle, Pennsylvania during one of the hottest days of the summer, July 1, 1863. His diary entry, reproduced in a history of his regiment written years later, recounted the difficulties of the march and their welcome in Carlisle, just relieved of a three day Confederate occupation. He concluded the entry with a description of the surprising onset of the evening shelling of the town by General J.E. B. Stuart's horse artillery. (By John Osborne)
Charles P. Noyes, 22nd New York, diary entry on opening of bombardment at Carlisle, July 1, 1863
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