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Opening: 67 verso, 68 recto
Date(s) of entries: June 16 to 17, 1864
Author: William Cline
Content: Diary

Number: MSN/CW 8007-1

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Ande war capurede By the 4 corps ande taken from there to generel Ho Howardes [i.e., Maj. Gen. Oliver O. Howard's] Heade quarters ande from there war sente to generel Hookers Heade quarteres ande there ware Relieved ande Sent to Hour Respectiful comande By order of fightinge Hooker -- ite is verye Heavey fortifiede Here there is six lines of Brest worke within one mile Distente this parte is full of Ridges


     June 17 1864 quiete all nighte But comencede verey Rough this morninge verey Heavey canon adinge from Sun upe till this Hour 8 ocloc the Rebels fell Back 2 miles Hour Boyes tooke 3 lines of Rifle pites ande verey stronge wones they war too Heavey canon adinge all Day, up to 7 oclock then Heavey intfanterey firinge fore 2 Houres then all Silent trains moovede 2 miles

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