1861 September 29

[from the diary of Wesley Hammond of the Dixie Greys, Co. E of the 42nd Virginia Infantry]

March from Meadow Bluff to
Wise’s Fortifications on the top of Big
Sewel Mountain – Distance 13 miles,
Wade two very wide streams – Cross
two mountains – Scenery from the
top of Little Sewel – Lost one of our
Colonels – read 6 Chapters in bible.

MSS 5526

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