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McLeod Diary

McLeod Diary

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Dec

back to the ground we had the fight on the day before and camped all night & on the 6 we went over the battlefield & went 2 or 3 miles futher towards Murfresborough [Murfreesboro] near Stone River [Stones River] & in site of the Yankees forts & they began to shell us & we stoped & went to fortifying & we staid their until night rite on

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Dec

the old battle ground of Murfresborough [Murfreesboro] that was fought in 1862 & we moved across the R R & fortified & staid all night & on the 7 we moved out & the Yankees followed us & we turned back & our Regtt went out on skirmish & we soon had to run in & the hole command run off & we could not