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

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War Diary of Luman Harris Tenney

September 22, 2013

War Diary of Luman Harris Tenney.

22nd. Awakened at 1 A. M. Co. G and E made a mistake and didn’t march out till daylight. Moved to Johnston’s Station and got breakfast with regiment, then moved on to within a mile and a half of Carter’s Station. Got in line and remained there overnight. Support of Battery. Some cannonading on both sides. 7,000 to 10,000 rebels. 2nd Brigade came up in evening, also Burnside. Rebs throwing up breastworks. Slept at heads of horses ready to mount.

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