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

November 18, 2013

War Diary of Luman Harris Tenney.

18th. Aroused early and notified that a general evacuation is to take place. Saddled, and so till noon. Train ordered to Rice’s Lower Ford. Rode over hastily to St. Clair and notified Pearson when to cross. Got two teams to go to Kirkpatrick’s mill. Some fast and hard riding. 2nd O. V. C. train ferried but the rest crossed at Cobb’s Ford and trudged on towards Bean Station. Some mud. Good joke on 11th Mich. Batt. Sergt.

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