McLeod Diary

McLeod Diary

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August

20 it rained & we done nothing & on 21st it rained & we lay up all day. 22 it faired off & it was a pretty day & we had to furnish piqet again & on the 23 we come often piqet & all was still on the 24 all was quiet & on the 25 we worked on our muster rolls all day & on the 26 we finished our Rolls & went on piqet again & all night the Yankees

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August

were a moveing back. I never heard so much noise. It was kep up all night & a rite smart of cannonading all night & it had rained tremendous in the evening & on the 27 we were up before day at 3 oclock & sot up until Day & after day awhile we were order to pack up & be ready to move at a moments notice for it was thought the enemy were falling back & we staid all day & on the