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defences of the city, near the Decatur road. September 3.--Quarters erected by the men. September 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10.--Remained in same position. September 11.--Moved camp three hundreoccupation of Atlanta to the capture of Savannah by the National forces. Entered Atlanta September fourth, and occupied the intrenchments of the enemy. On October sixth, was assigned to a position works, built by us, a few days previous, along the Chattahoochee River, and remained until September fourth, when orders were received to strike tents, as the brigade was ordered to Atlanta. We tohe occupation of Atlanta to December twenty-first. The day after its entry into Atlanta, September fourth, it was temporarily detached from the brigade and ordered to report to Colonel Beckwith, Chtions required by circular of twenty-third instant: Having pitched camp in Atlanta the fourth of September, my regiment remained there in peace and quiet till October eighth, when, pursuant to ord
liberty. The difficulties that surrounded them were fully appreciated, and we expected to derive more assistance in the attainment of our object from the just fears of the Washington Government, than from any active demonstration on the part of the people, unless success should enable us to give them assurance of continued protection. Influenced by these considerations, the army was put in motion. D. H. Hill's division, which had joined us on the second, being in advance, and, between the fourth and seventh of September, crossed the Potomac at the ford near Leesburgh, and encamped in the vicinity of Fredericktown. It was decided to cross the Potomac east of the Blue Ridge, in order, by threatening Washington and Baltimore, to cause the enemy to withdraw from the south bank, where his presence endangered our communications and the safety of those engaged in the removal of our wounded and the captured property from the late battle-field. Having accomplished this result, it was pro