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McLeod Diary

McLeod Diary

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August

flanked our piqets and they had to run to get out and 2 men never got out and the rest of us moved out and went to work on the ditches and worked all day and a part of the night and then we all lay down and slep until morning on the 8 and the whole Regment went out on piqet & we shot as much as we wanted to and we were on [illegible] til next morning on the 9 we were [last two lines illegible]

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August

quit off about 11 or 12 oclock & it was a calm time. We thought the Yanks were a going to charge us but they quit shooting & in the evening they cannonaded very heavy but they never done no harm & at night we went on piqet & on the 19 we were on piqet all day & was relieved & we come back to camp & on the