Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Diary of Alexander G. Downing: Tuesday, May 13, 1862

We received marching orders this forenoon, and striking our tents at noon, started off towards the right. We marched four miles and went into camp — camp number 7. There was some skirmishing with the pickets today.

Source: Alexander G. Downing, Edited by Olynthus B., Clark, Downing’s Civil War Diary, p. 49

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