mpaign, the whole line being gradually shifted toward the railroad.
In the afternoon of June 15 a portion of my regiment, then on the picketline, was sent forward as skirmishers at the time the whole line was advanced, the remainder of the regiment being held in reserve.
The outposts of — the enemy were driven about three-quarters of a mile in our front, the pickets established on the new line, those of my regiment relieved, and the whole returned to camp.
The enemy having fallen back to Kenesaw on the 18th, the whole line was advanced, my regiment taking a position in range of a battery on the mountain; we threw up temporary fortifications in the afternoon of the 19th, as it was apparent that the enemy were preparing to shell our camp.
The next day they opened on us, shelling our camp furiously nearly all the forenoon, but without damage to my command.
Moved with the brigade to a position about three miles southwest of the camp mentioned above.
June 27, four companies (A, F, I