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Thomas Benton Alexander Diary

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Opening: 8 verso, 9 recto
Date(s) of entries: October 21 to 29, 1862 (8v); October to November 1862 (9r)
Author: Thomas Benton Alexander
Content: Diary (8v); Calendar (9r)

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Rec'd marching orders Get the 21 the 22 we A.M. Got on cars and went to camp moor [sp. Moore] distance 110 miles struck camp in Louissiana [sp. Louisiana] at Transbihope [sp. Tangipahoa] stayed 23rd-24 The 25th com. left for port Hutson [sp. Port Hudson] 6 men left to Guard part of the bagage we left the 27 of Oct on the road marched 2 days the 29 Got to port Hutson and struck camp in Louisian

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