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Chapter 34: battle of Bristoe Station. In camp at Warrenton. Movement to the Rapidan. The corps lay in position behind the embankment until after dark, expecting an attack from the enemy who were supposed to be in force near, but earnestly hoping that they should keep away, being satisfied with the day's work and longing for night to come. Although the men in the ranks did not know the real extent of the danger, they could see by the constant hurrying about of staff officers, trying
tedly trudged along.
During the 21st and 22nd of October the regiment remained at Auburn, and here the mails were received, the first for over a fortnight.
On October 23 the regiment was moved to near the railroad, about half way between Warrenton and Warrenton Junction. Two weeks were spent here.
The camp was pitched on a high hill, somewhat resembling Bolivar Heights and overlooking the railroad.
It was very cold here and the men kept huddled up in the tents, wrapped in blankets, but