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McLeod Diary

McLeod Diary

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Dec

& on the 11 we left their & went 4 miles towards Nshville & it was the coldest day ever I saw & the wind blew all the time in our faces & our Regt was on waggon guard & I was on the barefoot list & I camped near the railroad & in hearing of our pickets at Nashville & on the 12 I staid at my camp without

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Dec

rations & me & Durrence cook us some leather ho cakes & eat them & we left their & went to the ditches around Nashville & took the place where Browns men were & the left & on the 13 I got 6 letters & lay up all day in the ditches & on the 14 was the foggyest day I ever saw & the snow all melted & it