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McLeod Diary

McLeod Diary

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17 July

the evening we left their & started back to Atlanta & we marched through the city after night that is our division did & the Yankees a throwing shells in the center of the city at that time & they kep it up all night & after we got through town we halted & all lay down & went to sleep & on the 24 we went a little further to the left & went to making

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July 18

Breast workes again & worked all day & it was Sunday & that night about midnight the Yankee piqets charged some of our piqets but got repulsed & you never heard such a noise in your life for 2 or 3 hours & on the 25 we completed our workes & commenced on a fort & worked till night & on the 26 we worked on the fort & I wrote Wash Hendry a