150 Years Ago Today

March 5th At twelve oclock to day the 4th Div struck Camp and Marched through the City of Cheraw and Crosed the Great Pedee River Moving out on the road towards the town of benetsville ten Miles and Camped for the Night We had to plant our batteries to keep the Rebel Gun boats from Destroying out Pontoons thay left the landing the day We Came in We Got all the Forage to day that We Wished the Countrey is level Rich and butiful the Weather is Clear and butiful

150 Years Ago Today

March 4th to day We Lay in Camp one Mile West of the City of Cheraw the 15th Corps Pased up to Cros the river to Night We Captured 20ty Peices of Artillery and 5000nd stand of smal Armes and Eight Magesiens of Amunition We blew up A Car of Amunition yester day We Captured rations sufficient to Load our train I say Captain Foster and Robert Wilson and Alex Davidson thay Was Wel and hearty but Allowed that thay Was Pretty Wel Marched out and hoped that the Campaighn Would Close soon

150 Years Ago Today

March 3rd Left our Fortified Camp on Black Creeck and marched to Cheraw and Camped A Mile West of the City the 1st Division in the City We Routed the Rebels from their strong and Wel Fortifyed Position on shugar Creeck by A Flanck Move thay Cant stand A flanck from the time We routed them from shugar Creeck We kept them on the Quick run until thay Crosed the Great Pedee River it is stil Wet rainey Weather We Got out of the Pine barrens to day and Wil have Plentier of Forage Again than We have had for some time

150 Years Ago Today

Feb 27th to day We Lay in Camp on the West banck of big Linch River until Five oclock this Evening When having Got the swamps on Each side Corderoyed We Crosed and Camped on the East side of the River and thre Miles from our Camp of the twenty sixth
the 23rd We Crosed the Watteree and Camped at Liberty Hill
the 24th We Marched 19en miles and Camped at Flat Rock