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Opening: 60 verso, 61 recto
Date(s) of entries: May 25 to 27, 1864
Author: William Cline
Content: Diary

Number: MSN/CW 8007-1

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Storme Rainde all laste nighte croste Racoon Ridge this day ate 10 oclock movede South this Day wea traveld 12 miles went 2 miles oute of the way pulde Backe in the Righte Roade ate nighte ande marched 5 miles after Darke in a Heavey Rain a tremendious Harde fighte in fronte [i.e., the battle of New Hope Church, 25 May 1864] the Reporte is thate the 73de loste 7 oficeres in


kilde ande wounded this fighte war in paulden countey

     may 26 all quiet till 4 oclock ande the 4 armey corps comencede moovinge, within 30 miles of atlantey, go

     may 27 coole ande plesente, the loss in the fight of the 25 ware 7 oficres wounded ande 80 men kilde ande wounded of the 73de Regement 26th weste constente [i.e., 26th Wisconsin Infantry] a Boute the same the 136 n.y. ande 55 ohio loste lighte

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