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-"Clear & cool [...] our [...] the snow on the camp ground which made it slushey & muddy. last cay in Camp Johnson Ellicotts Mills Md as every thing was packed up before noon for marching called up this morning about 4 1/2 at Revelie then after Breakfast the whole Regt commenced to get ready for leaving by packing up Knapsacks striking tents &c everything that we are to take was Ready before 10 AM we did expect to leave for Washington this morning but the cars did not arrive for us till about noon the Battallion was ready all the morning & all the boys expected to leave trains busy all the morning transporting tents and [...] to the Depot about 2 1/2 PM the Battallion was formed & on Passenger cars for [...] DC as soon after started left behind us friends & camp Johnson we arrived in Washington at 3 AM [...] morning having to wait on the road for passing trains after arriving in Washington the Battallion was formed and marched to a building called Soldiers Retreat - a building large enough to old a whole Regt - we then turned in for the Ballence of the night on the floor the Depot & the streets of Ellicotts Mills was covered to see us off they did not want us to leave A Company of the 137 Pa relieved us at Ellicotts Mills Boys tired of loafing around after they [...] leave"​\\ ​+"Clear & cool [...] our [...] the snow on the camp ground which made it slushey & muddy. last day in Camp Johnson Ellicotts Mills Md as every thing was packed up before noon for marching called up this morning about 4 1/2 at Revelie then after Breakfast the whole Regt commenced to get ready for leaving by packing up Knapsacks striking tents &c everything that we are to take was Ready before 10 AM we did expect to leave for Washington this morning but the cars did not arrive for us till about noon the Battallion was ready all the morning & all the boys expected to leave trains busy all the morning transporting tents and [...] to the Depot about 2 1/2 PM the Battallion was formed & on Passenger cars for [...] DC as soon after started left behind us friends & camp Johnson we arrived in Washington at 3 AM [...] morning having to wait on the road for passing trains after arriving in Washington the Battallion was formed and marched to a building called Soldiers Retreat - a building large enough to old a whole Regt - we then turned in for the Ballence of the night on the floor the Depot & the streets of Ellicotts Mills was covered to see us off they did not want us to leave A Company of the 137 Pa relieved us at Ellicotts Mills Boys tired of loafing around after they [...] leave"​\\ ​
  
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