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as ditches, rat-holes, trees, etc. We are going to our old position. I am sick at camp. June 5.--We are still besieged by the Yanks. Another day has passed and no reinforcements. Sim Herring was wounded in. the head to-day. The Yanks are still sharp-shooting, also using their artillery with but little effect. We hear a great many different reports. June 6.--The river is falling very fast. It is very, very hot weather. Several shots from Whistling Dick came over our camp to-day. Sewell is shelling the Yanks. I expect to go to the breastworks in the morning. Several of the boys are at camp sick. June 7.--Another day has dawned and no reenforcements. I shall go to the breastworks this morning. The Yanks are still popping away from their rifle-pits. One of company B was killed to-day while looking over the breastwork. It is very, very hot, and we have lain in the ditch all day. June 8.--The Yanks began to sharp-shoot at daybreak. We had two men killed yesterday.