This is the second in a series of reprinted entries from the diary of North Carolinian Thomas Miles Garrett written during his studies at the University of North Carolina, providing insight into life at the University and in pre-Civil War North Carolina. The lengthy introduction (found in January 1961, Vol. 38(1), pp. 63-93) provides biographical information on Garrett with particular focus on information of his life from before and after these diary entries. Some excerpts from his wartime diary are provided along with detail of his service as Colonel of the 5th North Carolina Infantry brigade, his engagements in battle, and eventual death at Spotsylvania Courthouse.