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Historic leaves, volume 7, April, 1908 - January, 1909, Company E, 39th Massachusetts Infantry, in the Civil War.—(Iv.) (search)
Fourth New York pickets. August 4. All quiet on the skirmish line. I was relieved from picket at 8 P. M. This day was appointed as a National Fast, and a religious meeting was held in the fort. (I succumb to toothache.) August 5. Turned out at 6 A. M. (I had five teeth filled with lead by a private in One Hundred and Seventh Pennsylvania.) From 4 to 6 heavy firing. August 6. Another quiet day. Sunday, August 7. We had an inspection, as was usually the custom on Sundays. August 8. Pleasant, but a very warm day. August 9. Cloudy, with thunder, but no rain for us. August 10. A quiet day. August 11. I was detailed for picket at 8 P. M. August 12. Everything was quiet on the picket line. A Rebel came into our line, who said he was from Cambridge, Mass. I sent him to the rear as a prisoner of war. He stated that he was in Richmond the Sunday before. Probably he was a bounty-jumper. I was relieved at 8 P. M. August 13. Heavy firing on our right t