Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Saturday, Aug. 24

One of the young soldiers guarding trestle work on railroad brought some nice squirrels to make broth for William.  They have frequently shown the same kindness, which has been duly appreciated.  It is now said that Rosecrans has about 30 thousand men,16 regiments from Ohio, besides artillery and cavalry, enough to make 20 thousand Ohioans in the field.  The remainder of his command are Virginians, Kentuckians and Indianians.

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