e asleep we turned him into their tent.
We did many things that later would have sent us to the guard-house.
About the second week in July we were ordered to Lynnfield to join the 19th regiment.
We were the second company in camp, Company C of Rowley arriving about two hours before us. Our tents were a peculiar pattern, neither wall nor A, but between the two, having accommodations for ten men, and each tent had three windows or ventilators.
For a time we were under the command of Col. Lyman Dyke, who also commanded the 17th regiment, located near us.
At Lynnfield I was promoted to sixth corporal, and my troubles began.
I was one day detailed for guard, the 17th and 19th regiments doing guard duty together.
When I posted my relief I had one more man than posts, so I made a new post.
The officer of the day asked me what I did with the supernumerary.
I said that I put him on in rear of the ice-house.
He desired to know who gave me authority to create new posts, and I repl