McLeod Diary

McLeod Diary

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Dec

was a wet time & on the 15 was hard fighting on our left & I drew 2 months pay $160.00 & went around & reenforced on the left & we got their after night & we commenced our breast works & worked all night & never got them finished tho we quit them & on the 16 at day the piqets commenced to fire & the Yanks was in 4 hundred

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Dec

Yards of us & our pickets come in & we had to lay low all day until evening the Yankee batteries was in 5 hundred yards of us & their was a good many of them & they shot our works all down & they advanced 2 lines of battle upon us & they come up in 3 or 4 hundred yards of us & all lay down & lay their until