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tight board fence on three sides of it; on the fourth ran the Ocmulgee river.
The guards walked around inside of the fence, and along the river bank.
Tom conceived the idea of slipping past the guard on the bank, getting down to the water, and quietly swimming and floating with the current out of town.
We tried to do it, but the guard was too vigilant, and we had to give it up after narrowly escaping being shot.
The next morning we were again put on the flat cars, and started toward Savannah.
Riding on those open flat cars gave us a good chance to see the country, and we made close observations, even counting the streams we crossed.
The country was very flat, large swamps were abundant — it looked as if fully half the land was swampy.
We saw but few clearings or other indications of an inhabited country.
We did not think we could get through such a country by night, but it looked as though there would not be much danger in daylight.
About three o'clock we came to Mille