McLeod Diary

McLeod Diary

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Aug

rear & lay down in a shade & I had lay their more than 10 or 15 minute before they started on the charge & I never went & in a few minets the guns began to pop away & the cannon a roaring about nite & our men went up pretty close the Yankee works & they began to pore in to our men so thick until they had to fall back

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Sept

& 3 of our men were wounded & the Capt & 3 men surrendered & 2 come out unhurt & they racied & went back to our works and in this time it was night & on the 1st of September was Thursday & we lay in our workes all day & at night we had to march up & down the lines until nearly day & then we marched off 4 miles & in this time it was day & on the