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||big creek Gap. joined us on the 17th.
||Marched at 2 Oclock A.M. and arrived at Cumberland Gap at dark marching 21 miles. found the place evacuated and everything destroyed. we marched up into their works and fired a national salute. we camped on a knoll nearby until the 27th. while here we visited a cave on the Virginia side of the mountain. the Scenery inside the cave was magnifficent.
||Marched over the mountain and went into camp on the left of the road at the foot of the mountains which was called Camp Virginia. we had first rate water running along side of hte camp coming from springs up in the mountain.