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Opening: 44 verso, 45 recto
Date(s) of entries: November 24, 1863
Author: William Cline
Content: Diary

Number: MSN/CW 8007-1

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     November 24th 1863 All upe Breckfaste gote and ate nine oclock generel thomases [i.e., Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas's] men comencd marchinge Bey us ande forme in line of Batel ande lay down frome the Rite of metonary [sp. Missionary] Ridge to the lefte the Eleventh corpse ware Deployed as a Reserve ande all quiete then till a Boute 3 oclock ande forte woodes gave the comande Bey a thirtey two pounde shell over


the lines ande a mongest the Rebels in a fue minetes the musketery comencede on the Righte By olde fightinge Joseph Hooker [i.e., Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker] ande then ite comenced in the senter the Rebels picketes war Drive in ande all quiete in the senter Bute note so on the Righte ite gote fiercer ande fiercer in infinterey ande arilery Hooker capturd 2 thousande the firste Day Juste in the eveninge wea Herde

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