ome mountainous country, frequently having to put eight mules to a wagon.
On one very high hill was assisted by Captain Coe, Assistant Quartermaster, Second division, sending thirty span of mules to help us up. The men being along with the wagons were much assistance to them, frequently helping to push the wagons all the way up the hill.
Train was escorted by the Fourth Ohio cavalry.
After getting over the hill, the roads began to get better; passed through Frankfort, Russelville, and overtook the army at Cedar creek, having travelled about twenty-three miles that day.
Procured all the forage that could be taken on the train.
After travelling about ten miles the train of the Second division, and the pontoon train, stuck in the mud, and the pioneers and the pontoniers were at work all night making corduroy roads.
By morning, the twenty-sixth, the road was made passable; travelled about twelve miles by one and a half o'clock at night, when we cam