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 Alabama relieved them. Completed our rude fortifications and are ready to welcome Meade and his cohorts to hospitable graves. Nov. 24th. Expected President Davis to review the corps to-day but the rain prevented. Our great leader must be sorely tried these gloomy days, and is evidently the ‘right man in the right place.’ At 1 o'clock A. M., Nov. 26th, we were suddenly aroused and hurried towards Jacob's Ford where Meade had crossed part of his army.
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