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Thursday, March 28, 2013

March 28, 1863. False alarms.

Ford's Old Mill
at Wolf Run Shoals
"March 28. False alarms are as frequent as ever. To-day, about noon, firing was heard on the picket line. Soon the long roll was beaten, and the 14th was in line with its usual alacrity. Companies B and G were sent out to ascertain the cause of the alarm. It was found that the firing was made by some stray pickets who had been relieved this morning, and were returning to camp."~ J. C. Williams, Corporal, Co. B, 14th Regiment, Life in Camp, 101-02 (1864).

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