d is fated never to see a battle; that the Third Ohio in Mexico saw no fighting; that there is something magical in the number which preserves it from all danger.
The Fifteenth Kentucky remains here.
The Third and Tenth Ohio moved at three in the afternoon.
Roads bad and progress slow.
Bivouacked for the night near a distillery.
Many of the men drunk; the Tenth Ohio particularly wild.
Resumed the march at six in the morning. Passed the plantation of Leonidas Polk Walker.
He is said to be the wealthiest man in North Alabama.
His domain extends for fifteen miles along the road.
The overseer's house and the negro huts near it make quite a village.
Met a good many young men returning from Corinth and Pittsburg Landing.
Quite a number of them had been in the Sunday's battle, and, being wounded, had been sent back to Huntsville.
General Mitchell had captured and released them on parole.
Some had their heads bandaged, others their arms, while oth