"24th. Rained hard all day. Moved head quarters back to Union Mills. Gen. Stannard in command. Was all day going six miles. Got six miles in the mud and had to pull them out with horses." ~ Diary of Oliver A. Browne, Co. K, 15th Regiment
"April 24. Plenty of drilling at present -- think we shall be well prepared for a march when the order comes. ~ J. C. Williams, Corporal, Co. B, 14th Regiment, Life in Camp, 113 (1864).