Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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Reported to the Adjutant General and included a roster of the troops. Also included copies of requisitions on the Governor of Georgia and Alabama for twelve months volunteers.
November 4. General J. required of Governor Clay five hundred militia drafts, and directed that Captain Harding or Lt. Kibby should muster them into service.
5. General J. though extremely feeble, still discharging blood from his lungs, acted on the proceedings of a General Court martial.
6 Confined to his room but wrote to the Secretary of War and to the Adjutant General.
7. Still confined, much distracted by excessive pain about the chest. Expectoration slightly tinged with blood- walked out

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to the mess house. Received [?] papers announcing the decease of Dr. Lovell, Surgeon General- wrote to the Secretary of War and urged the appointment of Dr. Lawson.
8. Genl. J. confined all day to his room considerable discharge of blood from the lungs, excessive pain and great debility- confined all day to bed.
9. Better- confined to room but not to bed. Major Lomax ordered to Frederick as a witness before a Court of Inquiry. The quarter master directed to exchange horses unfit for draft for those fit for draft, if possible; and directed to dispose of unbroken mules in the same way.