McLeod Diary

McLeod Diary

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Jany 1865

the balance of the night & on the 31 it quit snowing & was a cold day & we marched 10 or 11 miles & camped near Burnville & on the first 1 day of January 1865 was Sunday & we marched 10 or 11 miles & went into Corrinth [Corinth, Mississippi] & went out some 2 miles & camped all night & on the 2 we lay up all day in camps & rested

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Jany

for the first days rest in a long time & on the 3 we had inspection & on the 4 I drew 2 months wages $160.00 & on 5 we got orders to have inspection again & orders to move again & we had inspection but the order to move was countermanded & we lay up until on the 9 in our camps & done nothing & on the 9 we drew our