|from The Webster Times, 3 Aug 1861 (Volume III # 21), contributed by Mike Branniff|
| For the Times
We are daily in receipt of numerous gifts from home, in the shape of handkerchiefs, havelocks, towels, and various other articles for which we are very grateful, and have remarked among ourselves that when called into active service we will do our duty for our country with as good a will as our friends at home do for us.
You may be interested to know what our daily duties are:
Reveille at 5 o’clock a.m. Company drill from 6 to 7, breakfast at 7, Dress parade at 8, Guard mounting, immediately after, Battalion drill from 10 ˝ to 11 ˝, Dinner at 12, Company Drill from 1 to 5 ˝ p. m. retreat at 6, Tattoo at 9. In haste