April 12, 1861
War has begun and we are losing badly against the North. We, Confederates believe strongly in slaves and will fight for them. The Union, is to caring. I am starting to consider leaving the war. It is to brutal.
April 13, 1861
I know we’ll beat them and get slaves back. Our general, Robert E. Lee is making plans. We aren’t winning though. I know I could lead this war. But what if I was in charge?
April 14, 1861
I was shot in the leg today. The nurse tried to comfort me but I know I will die soon. Whoever finds my diary, continue writing.
May 5, 1861
I wonder who’s diary this is….