Monday, November 19, 2012

1862 November 19 Nashville Pike

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


     Nov. 19th, ’62.
Started early; com-
menced raining
about 9 A.M., & con-
tinued until about
4 P.M. Arrived

at Mitchellville Sta-
tion about 3 ½ P.M.
Remained there
until after dark, when
we march out the
Nashville pike, 2 ½
miles, through Mitch-
ellville town; we
encamped on a
bleak open plain where
fuel was very scarce.
Rained during
the night.

[transcript by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards]

MSS 10547-bm

                   

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