Tuesday, January 22, 2013

1863 January 9 Stones River / Murfreesboro

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

     Jan. 9th, ’63.
Reported that we will
change camps to-day.
My Co. goes on picket,
to-night. At 1 P.M. the
right wing of the reg’t.
struck tents, & moved
off toward town; we
will follow when the
wagons return.
Marched up to the sub-
urbs of town, where we
turned to the right & mov-
ed in a south westerly di-
rection about ¾ of a mile.
Pitched tents after dark.
Rained nearly all night.
Did not go on picket

[transcription by Mary Roy Dawson Edwards]

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