July:Aug61Civil war records Buford2First Company Muster Roll shows Parham enlisted on August 9, 1861 in Manassas by Colonel Liddell for a period of one year.  Parham was absent during this muster because he was sick at private quarters near camp.   The next postings will include letters in which Parham writes home about his journey to Virginia, introduction to camp life, foods that he misses, and details of the illness listed here.