Friday, July 19, 2013

Sunday, July 19, 1863

Col. Hill and his aid Capt. Midicier here examining maps &c with B. C. Bailey.  Cavalry company passed down this morning toward Chester, stopped for water.  Sent John a basket of pies, biscuit, &c. by Walter Chalfont.  Fighting is reported at Buffington.  Capt. Moores Co. supposed to be there.  About three o’clock about 400 men with picks & shovels came on train to fortify or obstruct roads.  Gave them all we had cooked.  Suppose we fed more than 200 today.

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