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e apparent by this fact, that when an army first went into camp trees were cut with the scarf two or three feet above the ground, but as the scarcity increased these stumps would get chipped down often below a level with the ground.
After fatigue call the next business, as indicated by the drum or army bugle, was to respond to
Drill call (infantry).
I will anticipate a little by saying that the last drill of any kind in which my own company engaged took place among the hills of Stevensburg, but a day or two before the army started into the Wilderness in ‘64.
From that time until the close of the war batteries were kept in constant motion, or placed in the intrenchments on siege duty, thus putting battery drill out of the question; such at least was the fact with light batteries attached to the various army corps.
The Artillery Reserve, belonging to the Army of the Potomac, may have been an exception to this.
I have no information in regard to it.
The artillery, like