Friday, January 11, 2013

1862 December 26 near Lavergne

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

     Dec. 26th, ’62.
Struck tents & march-
ed about 8 A.M. to-
day, - had to ride in
ambulance; moved
out the Murfreesboro
pike; rained nearly
all A.M. Rosecrans
passed on ahead of
us about 2 P.M.
Heavy cannonading
off to the right, skirmish-
ing in front.
Camped 2 1 m. from La-
vergne; rained all night;
slept in the mud.

[transcript by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards]

MSS 10547-bm

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