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Opening: 7 verso, 8 recto
Date(s) of entries: July-August 1863
Author: William Cline
Content: Memoir

Number: MSN/CW 8007-1

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nexte morninge withoute firinge a gun the 12 corpse comencde the Ball ate a Boute 7 oclock whitch lasted till 2 oclock then on the 3 of may they comencde in erniste there was canonadinge fore 4 1/2 Hours withute secsion whitch with a charge of the Zeauaves Drove them frome the field ande one Hole Bregaide of Rebels taken prisoners the Rebels sayes they wente in with 60 thousande men and they say thate 2 thirdes laide on the fielde wea Helde


Peacibel Posesion of the fielde fore three Dayes 2 generels taken ande 2 Bregaides 5 standes of culeres and olde Stone wall Jackeson morteley wounded and Died shortely After wardes and they tel mea thate there was 18 standes of coleres taken Hour lines layinge Heavey Breste workes wea Helde peacibel pocesion fore 3 dayes with a litel skermishinge now and then 5 Heavey canon adinge on the lefte to wardes frederick Burgh the Rebels workes taken by storme

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