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Opening: 13 verso, 14 recto
Date(s) of entries: July-August 1863
Author: William Cline
Content: Memoir

Number: MSN/CW 8007-1

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Town there ware 250 caverley in mideltown and were Run oute By 50 Home gardes of the marylande caverley this gape is a splended view of Both sides of the mountain franklines forces whiped the Rebels and kilde a Boute 1500 Hundred of them in the fighte -- weste of this gape lies Bonsborough [sp. Boonsborough] and the valey of Bons Bourough this is a nice litel town Here ware greate union sympathy showen to wardes Hour troopes the girls wanted to now if there ware eney more of the union Boyes ande on


Beinge tolde they saide thate they thoughte there was some more of the Blue Birdes as they calde the union soldiers on the 27 of June ande fell Back to mideltown and there struck the nationel urnpike and croste the Hobkin mountain ate 5 oclock in the Direction of frederick citey which place wea landed ate 9 oclock p.m. then marched 4 miles oute ande to the lefte of the citey ande incamped ate 11 oclock ande marched withoute Breckfaste a through a Rain all Day ande landed ate Emitesburgh [sp. Emmitsburg] the ate 5 oclock p.m. here wea struck tentes here wea laide till the

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