Sunday, November 11, 2012

1862 November 12 - 13 Nashville Road

[from the diary of Captain William F. Hunter of the 97th Ohio]

     Nov. 12th, ’62.
Ordered to fall into
line of battle this
morning at 4 o’clock;
stood under arms
until daylight.
Commenced rain-
ing some time in
the night, this con-
tinued since. The
men have no shel-
ter and are drench-
ed with rain!
Remained in camp.
Heard to-day that
a member of my
company, George H.
Boetcher, was taken
prisoner by some
of Morgan’s cavalry
& paroled, between Scotts-
ville, Ky. & Gallatin, Tenn.
Near 20 of our reg’t. taken.

     Nov. 13th,’62.
Still in camp. Rec’d.
letter from Father.

[transcript by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards]

MSS 10547-bm

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