Went in light marching order, and arrived at Flat Rock Shoals at eleven o'clock P. M., having marched eighteen miles. October 23.--Marched at six A. M., on road to Lithonia; thence to Decatur, covering the left flank of the train, having marched twenty-four miles. October 24.--Returned to our old camp in Atlanta, on Marietta road, a distance of eight miles. October 25 to November 4, inclusive.--Remained in same camp. November 5.-Marched, at three o'clock P. M., on McDonough road, three miles, and halted for the night. November 6.--At twelve M., marched back to original position. November 7 and 8.--Remained in same camp. November 9.--Marched, at ten A. M., on a reconnoissance to Turner's Ferry, on the Chattahoochee River; thence across to Sandtown road, and back to the city at seven P. M., having marched about twenty miles. November 10, 11, and 12.--Remained in same camp. November 13.--Marched, at two P. M., about three miles toward the river on the railroad, and tore up one mile of railroad, burning the ties, and bending the rails, and returned to old camp at nine P. M. November 14.--Remained in same camp. November 15.--Marched, at half-past 5 A. M., toward Decatur. Made Stone Mountain, a distance of sixteen miles. November 16.--Ready to march at half-past 6 A. M., and marched at four P. M., a distance of eight miles, and got into camp on the east side of the Yellow River. November 17.--Marched at eight A. M.; difficult roads; made seventeen miles, and halted at Rock Bridge at twelve midnight. November 18.--Marched at eight o'clock A. M., guarding and assisting sixty wagons over all bad places in the roads. Passed through Social Circle and Rutledge, and encamped four miles from Madison; marched nineteen miles. Sent out two companies foraging; procured one thousand five hundred and thirty pounds of fresh pork, and ten sheep, and six head of fat cattle, average weight, dressed, three hundred pounds a head; aggregate, one thousand eight hundred pounds; and forty-two bushels of sweet potatoes; about sixty-four gallons of syrup. The cattle were turned over to the Brigade Commissary. November 19.--Started at seven A. M. Roads very heavy. Helped sixty wagons through. Passed through Madison; made nine miles, and got into camp at three P. M. November 20.--Marched sixteen miles, over bad roads, toward Eatonton, and encamped. Rainy day. November 21.--Marched at seven o'clock A. M. Roads very bad, built one hundred rods of corduroy road of rails at the side of the road, and helped one hundred and twenty wagons over them. Advanced nine miles, and encamped late in the night. November 22.--Marched at six o'clock A. M. ; crossed Little River on pontoon-bridge; reached Milledgeville at one P. M., and went into camp east of the city, across the river, having marched thirteen miles. November 23.--Remained in same camp. Collected forage in large quantities. Picked up and turned in four large serviceable mules, forty bushels of sweet potatoes, two thousand pounds fresh pork, two hundred pounds bacon, sixty gallons molasses or syrup, one hundred pounds meal. November 24.--Marched at half-past 6 A. M. advanced fifteen miles, to within two miles of Hebron, and encamped at dusk. Fifty bushels of sweet potatoes procured for the regiment, and one thousand pounds fresh pork. November 25.--Marched at half-past 6 A. M. advanced ten miles, and found a bridge destroyed six miles from Sandersville. Halted for the night. Some skirmishing in front with rebel cavalry. November 26.--Marched at six A. M. ; crossed a creek and through a bad swamp, and moved rapidly toward Sandersville. Heard brisk firing in front; formed line of battle; One Hundred and Fiftieth regiment on left of the road. Advanced in line half a mile, then by the flank to within half a mile of the town then formed line, and supported the skirmish line through the town in line of battle. At twelve Mr. moved south to Tennille, having marched ten miles. Destroyed half a mile of railroad, burning the ties and bending the rails, and went into camp at Tennille. November 27.--Marched, at seven o'clock A. M., along the south side of the railroad, by a circuitous route, and reached Davisboro Station at dusk, having marched eighteen miles. November 28.--Marched, at six A. M.., to tear up railroad. Destroyed three miles of railroad, burning ties, and twisting rails. Also burned one thousand new railroad ties. Made eleven miles. Procured one thousand pounds fresh meat and twenty bushels of sweet potatoes. Reached Spears Station at dark. Captured and turned over to Brigade Commissary seventeen head of cattle; average weight, three hundred pounds. November 29.--Marched at half-past 6 A. M. Tore up and destroyed one and a half miles of railroad; burned a large quantity of framed bridge timber, and got into camp at seven P. M.; then reported to General Jackson, and went on picket with the regiment, holding the road on which we were to advance. Made eleven miles this day. November 30.--Marched, at nine o'clock am., up the Ogeechee River to Blake's Plantation, crossed on a repaired bridge; marched three miles, and encamped on a high plain, near our wagon-train, and not far from Louisville, having marched eleven miles. December 1.--Marched at eight o'clock A. M. made thirteen miles. Procured forty bushels
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