1862 April 30 Western Virginia


[from the diary of James Dismore Templeton, musician and private in the 23rd Ohio]
Wednesday, Apr. 30, ’62

This morning early we
were mustered and
whilst at breakfast
were ordered to fall
in struck our tents
and started early
marched about 10
miles and camped
soon after noon. the
Cavalry came up in comd
of a Lieut Col
then immediately
after camping went out
travelled about 3 miles
found in a house some
Bacon which we apropriatd
Passed through some
rather beautius marshes
Cloudy raining this
afternoon

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