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Text for Page 026 [01-13-1863]

              13.  Tuesday.   Breakfast en quar-
tette, then in doors, scribbling, I doing
up diary.  Thus till 1 �, then lunch.
Then out to see mock alarm and all
the soldiers put through the motions of
repelling an enemy, troopers dashing
down the road, aids galloping to and
fro, infantry marching, lying on
their bellies, and deployed as skir-
mishers.     Thus for an hour, then
Hills & Shaw retired and Howell
and I meandered a little.     Return-
ed by Provost Marshal�s Office
and met O�Gorman.   Back to our house 
and dinner.        Then diarizing until
now.     O�Gorman (with a great O)
had promised to come round in the evening 
with 6 bottles of whiskey and other luxu-
ries, but we sat till 8 without his 
appearing, when after general denun-
ciation of him, Shaw went into the
adjoining house occupied by the Provost
Marshall, and returned with a               
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