Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Diary of Lieutenant-Colonel Rutherford B. Hayes: April 30, 1862

Camp 4, Miller's Tannery, twelve miles from No. 3. — Mustered the men before breakfast at reveille; marched for this camp twelve miles; arrived in good condition. Rained P. M. Joined by Lieutenant-Colonel Paxton and Major Curtis, Second Virginia Cavalry, with four companies, fine horses and men. Report from Bottsford that he found Foley's nest but the bird gone.

SOURCE: Charles Richard Williams, editor, Diary and Letters of Rutherford Birchard Hayes, Volume 2, p. 238

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