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McLeod Diary

McLeod Diary

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Dec

the name of Barkers & on the 4 we marched 3 or 4 miles & struck the Rail Road & their was a block house & we began to shoot at it with the cannon & they reinforced it from murfresborough & we went to them & they on to us & we began to fight & we fought them 3 or 4 hours & we had to fall back & in this time it was night tho

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Dec

we lost heavy wounded but none killed dead their was none in the fight but 3 Regt of our Brigade & we marched 3 miles back on the pike road & camped & on the 5 we lay up all day until in the evening & we tore up the R R a little & went back to camps & lay their until near night & then marched