[from the diary of Samuel Johnson of the 1st Mass Independent Light Battery]
Day in camp at the Junction all
day, every thing being very quiet. visited
the battle field of the 21st of July, 1861.
here was found several bodies of
those who fell in that battle still
unburied, the rebs having left them to
be eaten by the dog's and birds. In
the woods the skeleton of a member
of the 14th N.Y. was found tied to a
tree. having been either burned or
starved to death. Mild and Pleasant.
[transcription by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards]