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||and about a dozen wounded. we lost 50 men in prisoners belonging to E & B. returned to the Gap that night minus our knapsacks.
||Moved our camp up on the top of the Mountain distance 3 miles. we called it Camp Reconnaoisance. while here we were surrounded by Kirby Smiths army. Staid here 21 days. had splendid water but difficult to get having to carry it 1/2 mile up a steep hill.
||Decourceys Brigade left their camp at 4 P.M. for Manchester Ky. Marched 12 miles to Camp Patton arriving there about daylight on the 9th and rested until 5 P.M. and then started again marching all night a distance of 20 miles. Stoped at daylight on the 10th and rested until 3 1/2 P.M.