Tuesday, November 6, 2012

1862 November 7 Nashville Road, Tennessee

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


     Nov. 7th, ’62.
Started at 6; com-
menced snowing du-
ring the forenoon, &
snowed & rained alter-
nately all day. My
feet very painful to-
day. Immediately upon
our arrival in
camp, my compa-
ny was ordered out
on picket; not hav-
ing any fire & its be-
ing very cold, I
slept very little.
Morgan 12 or 14 ms.

To-day first set foot
on Tennessee soil.

[transcript by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards]

MSS 10547-bm

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