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

Civil War Diary of William Raleigh Clack, defender at Vicksburg.

July 12, 2013

Civil War Diary kept by W. R. Clack, Co. B, 43rd Regiment, Tennessee Volunteers.

July 12 — Yesterday we drew six days rations preparatory for a trip to Jackson, Miss, and today we marched out at 7 o’clock a.m. and tonight we are camped 7 1/2 miles from Vicksburg on the railroad. It has the appearance of rain tonight. W.R. Clack

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