Wednesday, October 31, 2012

1862 November 1

[from the diary of John Ward of the 102 Pennsylvania]

Nov 1st
left this morng
at 3 oclock
to wards [-]
ferey   Whe
cras over the
Batle field of
South Montin
Near Bregettown
this moring at
10 oclock A.M to
the Pint of Recks
Whe Pass thouth
Binben at 12 None

and in Camp
one mile below
on the Calnoel
and along Side
of the Potmoc
River 8 miles
from Hopers farey
Batle there as a going
on for tow Days
at Charlstown
Whe march 16 miles
to Day
[Written in the margin: “The Rebls omestion tren to Night”]

[transcription by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards]

MSS 12913

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