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McLeod Diary

McLeod Diary

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August

went to work on the breast works on the 3 their was hard fighting along the lines so we hear & in our front the Yankees run in our piqets (sic) and report say some of them was captured & on the 4 we went in on the front & drew tools & went to work on the ditches & we got them done by 12 oclock & in the evening our Regt went out to charge the Yankees or we thought tho it

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August

turned out to be only a support for the piqets of Bakers Brigade & we staid out until after night & the piqets were not charged & we come back without a fight & then we were moved back on the same ground we lay on the night before & on the 5 on Fryday we were ordered in on the front where the rest of our Brigade were & their we had to work all day for