The command was given and his slaves were sent into bring us provisions which consisted of pies, cakes, milk etcbefore marching on the band played several tunes and the old farmer proposed three cheers for the Union. May he live to see all our National difficulties settled and peace restored to our landBefore we started the master of our slave came after him. The poor fell was ready and willing to do anything we desiredand we were sorry to see him go. His master professed to be a Union manThe Secessionists here are bold and imprudent and don't appear to care much for us soldiers. The regiment encamped here before we came and which started for Harpers Ferrykilled about 60 of the rebelsa few days agoI went down to the river and on the opposite shore I saw their picket guard paradingA secret expedition is getting ready to start out and prevent a surprise of our camp.William Watts Hart Davis, colonel 104th Penn. I have laid down and tried but there is no use[Jul 3d, 1861]all quiet in camp. We march this afternoon to Point of Rocks from there we expect to go to Harpers Ferry when we will invade Virginia. Stirring times are ahead for us. The Rebels must now either run or fightIra F.
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