Shepherdstown, on the Potomac.
We met the enemy's cavalry beyond Leetown, but they fell back quickly, and, except a few shells thrown at us, our advance was not opposed.
We marched through Shepherdstown after dark, making the air ring with joyous shouts.
Many ladies welcomed us with waiving handkerchiefs and kind words as we passed through the streets.
Lieutenant J. P. Arrington, A. D. C. to Major-General Rodes, was severely wounded in the knee, and Colonel------, of Louisiana, commanding Hays' brigade, was killed in a skirmish to day.
Slept until three o'clock P. M., then marched to near Leetown and halted.
Went into camp two miles from our old stamping ground, Bunker Hill.
August 28th (Sunday）
I heard two excellent sermons from our regimental chaplain, Reverend Henry D. Moore.
We have been on the wing so much recently, the Parson has had little opportunity to preach to us.
A convention of Yankee politicians is to be hel