Saturday, October 22, 2011

a visit to drew university



Redshirt said...

Who's diary? Anything juicy?

What's going on here?

l.e.s.ter said...

Civil War soldier (from Virginia, but fighting for Ohio). "Dear Diary, these Rebel grays are so, so dreary. I'm not sure I can take another day of firing indiscriminately into them." Things of that nature. (Written by a friend's great grandfather and now part of the Methodist archive at Drew. Also, some cool "missionary souvenirs," like this metal-fringed whip from Sierra Leone.