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Opening: 10 verso, 11 recto
Date(s) of entries: July-August 1863
Author: William Cline
Content: Memoir

Number: MSN/CW 8007-1

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To leesburgh and within a mile of town they mete with the garde of the 12 copse whitch tooke them in ande garded them in the corte house All nighte and on the 18 landed Back in camp and the Same Day the caverley Had a nother Harde fighte Bute came oute victorious and Drove them 12 miles ande on the eveninge of the 19 wea Hade a fine Rain
ande olde T. W. Higenes [i.e., Capt. Thomas W. Higgens, Co. B, 73rd Ohio Infantry] took Company Bea of the 73de Reg. and started with a man


Bey the name of Davis of whitch lived 2 miles from Snickersvill of whitch place hea haden Bin fore 3 yeres till thate Day when this Rebelion Broke out the Rebes surounded His House shote him 2 in the Breste ande stabed Him wonce in the Backe and lefte Him fore Dade His Doter shote wone and kilde Him Deade wea wente to snickers vill Bute acomplished nothinge as usuel wea wente to Davises Hous Hee ones a splended farme Here the Barne was full of wounded men

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