McLeod Diary

McLeod Diary



August 1 & 2

their a little before night & we went to maken Breast workes & worke until eleven oclock at night & we quit til mornin & on the 2 we rose early & went to work again & worked on a while & we got orders to stop & we quit & we got orders to move back on the right again so we left that place. It was near East Point & we come back near Atlanta again & staid all that evening



& all night & on the 3 very early in the morning the Yankees began to shell us. We were on reserve & we got our Colonel wounded slightly & W. Smith wounded & we were moved from their on the left a mile or so & we were kept moving backwards & forwards all the evening & it was a rainey evening & we got to rest all night until just before day. We were moved in on the front &