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Opening: 10 verso, 11 recto
Date(s) of entries: August 1 to 5, 1863
Author: Thomas Jacob Barb
Content: Diary

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Saturday August 1st 1863 we have been laying up on Cache River all day, the Artillery was sent to Little Rock to day

Aug 2ed Sunday we left our camp's on Cache to day and went as far as millers and there we scattered out to keep dry for a mighty hard rain come up, me and a prisoner and three more of the boy's went to the widow Angles and staid all night the train crossed Cache this evening

Monday 3rd we all got across Cache about 10,o'Clock and went to Greogry's and camped


Tuesday 4th we left Greogry's this morning by day light and got to Augusta about 9,o'clock and went above town and commenced crossing. the waggons has been crossing the River all day our company got across just at dark and went up the River, and camped for the night our horses got nothing to eat

Wensday 5th we started for Searcy this morning we swum one creek on the road got there at the river just at dark. we crossed on a poontoon Bridge, there was two steam boats there, putting off corn we drew corn and went 1 mile and camped

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