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McLeod Diary

McLeod Diary

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Dec

17 we went through Franklin [Tennessee] & on to Spring Hill [Tennessee] & camped all night & I was on picket that night & on the 18 we left & went 3 or 4 miles & the Yankee cavalry come up & we stoped & fought them till evening & we left & went to a creek & crossed & cut down the bridge & we camped all night

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Dec

until evening & we moved out near Tuscumbia & camped all night & on the 29 we marched 17 or 18 miles & camped near Cherokee Station & on the 30 we marched 18 or 20 miles & camped at Iuka & at dark it commenced to rain & it rained & it rained some time & it turned [illegible] cold & it snowed