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Harmon Anderson Diary:


October 31 to November 7: Battle line on the Rappahannock, Kelly's Ford

Satturday Morning Oct 31st 1863 we had a good nights rest last night Were mustered at 9 A.M. for pay. it has been raining ever cince last night. 7 P.M. feel pretty near played out

Sunday Morning Nov 1st 1863 had one more night rest. I found a sutler(22) this morning Sunday as it was & got a can of peaches for which I payed $1.25 and 65 cents for one pound of old strong Cheese! I felt that I must some Chang of diet for we had been liveing on hardtack and sowbelly for 5 weeks

Monday Nov 2nd 1863 Still remain in camp Near Bealton, feel very unwell.

Tusday Nov 3rd 1863 do not feel any better today

Wedensday Nov 4th 1863 Nothing of note to day not any better

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Thirsday Nov 5th 1863 I donot feel any better yet.

Friday Nov 6th 1863 feel some little better this morning we are still lying in the same camp! Nothing of interest has occured cince we came to this camp!


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