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Harmon Anderson Diary:


May 22, 1863 to July 26: Home on sick leave, Return to Unit

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Left Winchester May 22nd 1863 on sick furlough. got home 23rd. Remained at home til July 16th Started to my regiment. Left Columbus Ju1y 19th Arrived at Harrisburg 2 0' clock AM and slept on the woodpile until morning. Left Harrisburg July 20th at 8 o'clock. A.M. Arrived at Baltimore at 12 o'clock n. Stayed ovenight at the soldiers home,

July 21st Left the soldiers home & put up at a hotel to stay overnight

July 22nd Left Baltimore at 8 o'clock A.M. train. Arrived at Sandyhook Near 12 o'clock N. Found 4 of Co C boys there. Stayed over night with the boys. Left Sandyhook

July 23rd at 4 o'clock P.M. Arrived in Washington City on the morning of the 24th of July. Got breakfast at the Soldiers home. Left Washington at 12 N on boat. Arrived at Alexandria at 2 P.M. Started from there out to Camp distribution some three & half miles distant from town but when we got near there we concluded not to report in camp for fear that we could not get out next morning


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We struck camp under some old aple trees that stood near a little stream of water & stayed there until next morning. Went back to Alexandria. Left Alexandria July 25th at 3 P.M. Arived at Manasus Junction at 6 P.M. (stayed overnight) Left (July 25th left there) there at 8 P.M. Arived at warinton Junction where we met the 1st armey corps and also the 11th corps

July 26 we still remane at warenton junction had a very nise rain left the junction at 12 N. for warenton. Arived there at 5 P.M. our regament had pased through town sone 2 hours before we arived. We overtooke the bregade in the Evening just as the 110th was going out on picket. the boys looked very much jaded and tired but the most of them were well and in good spirits but looked rather dirty & badly taned & some with out shoes to ware. Our company M 34 men fit for duty


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