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||wounded. other regiments that went over the bayou lost pretty heavily also. a terriffic fire was kept up until dark by the artilery and Infantry. Union loss pretty heavy. Our Brig. went back 3/4 of a mile from our positions in the woods and lay over night in a cornfield. it rained very hard all night and we all got pretty wet. a great many of the boys took colds from which they never recovered. Our repulse here had a bad effect on all the troops of the corps.
||Everything quiet to day except now and then a shot from the pickets. we moved to the front again to day. the rest of the Brigade are building breastworks