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Opening: 3 verso, 4 recto
Date(s) of entries: June 21 to 27, 1863
Author: Thomas Jacob Barb
Content: Diary

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Sunday 21st last night the rain drove us from under the trees into the house and it rained untill about 10,o'clock and then we started for camps got there late in the evening they was camped at Capt Slaughters 9 miles below Moro

Wensday 24th it rained last night but not enough to run us out of our tent till after daylight this morning, and it rained till near 12,o,clock

Thursday 25 we had an awful rain last night the watter was about 6 inches deep all over our camps me and John waded up to the house and slept on the floor on a wet blanket it


looks clear this morning I think it has quit raining for to day

Friday 26th we had another big shower last night but dident wash us out again for we was fixed up off of the ground about a foot, to day I have to go on picket at Graves bridge on lick creek 12 miles of Helena the pickets caught four fed's that escaped prison at Little rock and was going back to Helena, been raining all day

Saturday 27th June we are still on picket, raining all night last night and still raining today it is a very wet time the feds is at Lagrange

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