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Opening: 6 verso, 7 recto
Date(s) of entries: July-August 1863
Author: William Cline
Content: Memoir

Number: MSN/CW 8007-1

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Two miles ande croste the Rapadan River Here on the Eveninge of the 30 the caverley tooke 70 prisoners and kilde 3 ore 4 more and some wounde [i.e., skirmish at Kelly's Ford, 30 April 1863] then wea continued Hour march till wea marched in Reare of the Rebels Breste workes so they Hade to fall Back May 1t 1863 findes us on the fredricks Burgh planke Roade in a fine level cunterey 10 miles from fredericksburgh skermishinge comencde on the 2 of may and Heavey canonadinge on the Righte an


Center [i.e., the battle of Chancellorsville, 2-3 May 1863] the 2 Bregaide thate is mi Bregaide was orderede oute on the extreame Righte of genereal sickels'es [i.e., Maj. Gen. Daniel Sickles's] corpse ande Helde there position til after Darke then wea was orderde Back to Hour copse whitch place wea founde them in a critical situation they hade Bin Repulste By stone wall Jackson and all in a Hudel Back of chancelersvill Bute the nexte morning Jackson alowde to take them all prisoners Bute wea marched out the

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