ized by our stay in the vicinity of Louisville, and on the march hither the boys were very disorderly and loth to obey; but, by dint of much scolding, we succeeded in getting them all through.
Have been attached to the Seventeenth Brigade, and assigned to the Third Division; the latter commanded by General O. M. Mitchell.
The General remarked to me this morning, that the best drilled and conditioned regiments would lead in the march toward Nashville.
Jake Smith, the driver of the Headquarters, wagon, on his arrival in Elizabethtown went to the hotel, and in an imperious way ordered dinner, assuring the landlord, with much emphasis, that he was no damned common officer, and wanted a good dinner.
In camp at Bacon creek, eight miles north of Green river.
Have been two days on the way from Elizabethtown; the road was bad. There were nine regiments in the column, which extended as far almost as the eye could reach.