Nancy Disher Baird, ed., Josie Underwood’s Civil War Diary (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2009), 76.
Transcription adapted from Josie Underwood’s Civil War Diary (2009), edited by Nancy Disher Baird
Adapted by Don Sailer, Dickinson College
The following transcript has been adapted from Josie Underwood’s Civil War Diary (2009).
APRIL 15TH -
For two days Major Anderson and his brave garrison resisted the firing - then, alas, had to surrender and yesterday (Sunday) fired a salute to the Flag with his last powder - gave up the Fort to Beauregard - Oh! I wish I could see Major Anderson - the brave man to hold out so nobly for duty and country!