McLeod Diary

McLeod Diary

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Aug

turned back & just at day light we went in to Jones borough on the 31 & by sun rise the Yankees were a shooting at us & we went to bilding breast workes & about eleven oclock we were ordered to charge them & we were under a verry heavy fire where we were & we had to rise out to form our line in a ravine some 40 or 50 yards in

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Aug

our rear & that was a dangerous a place as could be for 3 cannon Balls come through our ditch So we formed our line & lay their a while & it was as hot a day as I ever saw[,] I thought[,] & I lay down & went to sleep & I woke up with the worst pain in my head I ever had & I had give out ahead of them & I went back to the