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Chapter 10: May 3-20, 1864. Our anticipations order of march Grant's plan almost a stampede General Hancock Chancellorsville Todd's Tavern the Wilderness and its terrific battle by the left flank battle of the Po Spottsylvania the ghastly salient moving about the Tenth a four-gun Battery news from home. It was with something of a thrill that, in the afternoon of May 3d, we heard orders for drill countermanded by those foreshadowing a march at dark. We did not shrink from the prospect as did some of the older soldiers, who had been scarred and battered in the months gone by. There was that about it which made all unwilling to be left behind. We wanted to have a part in the great campaign soon to begin. We wished to banish every trace of band-box from the Battery and make a record as famous as that of Ricketts' company from Pennsylvania. We had seen just fighting enough to believe our organization composed of men who lacked only the opportunity to show