Following the American Civil War Sesquicentennial with day by day writings of the time, currently 1863.

Sunday, August 7th.

Chaplain Carr held religious services in camp to-day and preached a sermon from the text, “The way of the transgressor is hard,” but I failed to get any new ideas on the general subject or to detect any particular appositeness in the proposition to our present situation. At 9 o’clock P. M. we were ordered to report to the First Division of the Second Corps which is commanded by General Barlow. This is the tenth disposition which has been made of us, and no wonder that we never know for any length of time where to apply for rations or other supplies.

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