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Opening: 31 verso, 32 recto
Date(s) of entries: August 24 to 27, 1863.
Author: William Cline
Content: Diary (31v); Song (32r)

Number: MSN/CW 8007-1

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Fore miles a Rounde this station ite is a level sandey cuntery Here ande verey pore lande withote with nothin Bute small seedea Bushes to Decorate the wode lande ande thate the seconde groth a Boute twentey feete High and limes from the grounde to the tope of the Bush

on pickite the 27 of Auguste 4 1/2 miles from Bisto ande 1 mile from catlites station ande livinge fin on Rosten years


The Rebels Eexursion,

of Genereal lee, the rebel chief, you all purhps do know,
How he came north a shorte time sence, to spende a month or so;
Bute soon he founde the climate warm altho' a, Southern, man
ande quickly hurried upe His cakes, ande toddled home again;


How are you, generel lee? ite is why don'te you longer stay?
How are your friendes in maryland ande and Pennsylania?

Jeff Davis mete him coming back
Why, generel lee," hea saide,

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