Wednesday, September 28, 2011

1861 September 28

[From the diary of Wesley Hammond of the Dixie Greys, Co. E of the 42nd Virginia Infantry]

Come up with to the Regt. Take break-
fast with two old schoolmates – Regt.
marches 11 miles – Cross little Scratch’
‘mt. and 2 other small mountains
Muddy Creek. Mt. Brushy Mt. and Cheomo[?]
Mt. Road muddy – wade Meadows River
come up with a part of Floyd’s Brigade
Camp at Meadow Bluff – Day cold
Read 3 chapters in Bible.

MSS 5526

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