McLeod Diary

McLeod Diary

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Nov

mount Pleasant [Mount Pleasant, Tennessee] & camped & on the 26 we went through Mount Pleasant & went in a mile or two of Columbia [Tennessee] but we marched 20 or 22 miles to get their & it rained all day & we marched a good pike road all the time & the Yankees was in the town & we could not go in but we camped for the night & on

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Nov

27 we marched a mile & struck camp & we could hear our pickets a shooting all day & at night the Yankees vacuated the town & we got the news the next morning & on the 28 was a cloudy ugly morning & we got news the Yankees had all left Columbia [Tennessee] & on the 19 we marched off from their & went