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Opening: 14 verso, 15 recto
Date(s) of entries: July-August 1863
Author: William Cline
Content: Memoir

Number: MSN/CW 8007-1

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30 of June emites Burgh lies ate the fute of the ketocton [sp. Catoctin] mt to the Righte of us is a nice livinge cunterey as fare As the i can see ande on the other side lies the mountain Emites Burgh is a nice litel town linge 5 miles from the pennsylvainey lines marchinge orders ate 3 oclock June the 30 ande countermanded ate 5 oclock p.m. ande orders came to Bea Readey ate 7 oclock July 1te 1863 ande marched 7 miles to marsch crick ande there orders came came to Doubel quick ande the Roades Being verey mudey and sill Raninge frome the 1 Day of the month


ite ware .a. Heavey Jobe ande the Distentes Beinge 5 miles wea ware all aboute give oute Bute wea came upe and formed in line of Batel ate 1 oclock ande Dreckeley after wea formed the firste corpse cam a through getesburgh [sp. Gettysburg] whitch hade adevancd one mile Beonde the town where generel Renols, [i.e., Maj. Gen. John F. Reynolds] fell the corpse Retreeted Beonde town ande formde in Reare of us hour corpse ite Beinge the 11 formde in the center ande the 2 Bregade 2 Division formde on the lefte center ande Here wea laide till the 2 then the 73de Reg o.v.i. ware throwen oute in line

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