Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Diary of 2nd Lieutenant Lemuel A. Abbott: Wednesday, July 27, 1864

Marched about 5 o'clock a. m.; took a crossroad and went to the Rockville and Alexandria pike; hard march; camped at Hyattstown; are headed for Frederick Junction on the Monocacy River, where we had our fight July 9, 1864.

SOURCE: Lemuel Abijah Abbott, Personal Recollections and Civil War Diary, 1864, p. 127

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