uty is very heavy.
Our company only report twenty-eight men for duty, and the detail for guard to-day is fifteen.
The army again moved out this evening, but in a short time returned.
Sharp skirmishing continues along the lines.
Why does not Beauregard move upon Halleck?
We would drive him into the Tennessee river at the point of the bayonet.
Our movements are tantalizing.
May 26th.—The regiment received orders to burn all extra baggage, and allow only four tents to a company.
What doesl Lee were on the field, and greatly encouraged the troops by their presence.
General Jackson routed Banks, and is said to be approaching Washington.
The Marylanders are flocking to his standard by the thousands.
It is also reported that General Beauregard has been advised of the intervention of France and England in American affairs.
This is news enough for one day.
June 7th.—Resumed our march to-day.
Left camp at two o'clock P. M., and halted at sunset.
Marched about ten miles. Suffe