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McLeod Diary

McLeod Diary

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rally under a mile & we formed & fell back to Stewards Creek & camped all night & on the 8 we tore up the rail road all day and Gen. Bate give us a talk about running from the Yanks & we went back to our old camps & staid all night & on the 9 it began to sleet soon in the morning & it continued on

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all day and we went back to the railroad to work & it was so cold we had to stop & we went to a Station on the road called Smyrna [Tennessee] & camped all night & on the 10 we left their & went through a little town called [blank space] & went on 6 miles & camped all night & the ice on the ground was 2 to 3 inches thick & would bear up a horse