93rd Indiana soldier writes about Nashville action

Selar Mead Collection, 1864-1865. 93rd Indiana Infantry: Diary

Left camp this morning at 7 o’clock a.m. Found the enemy about 2 1/2 miles from works. Open on us two guns. On side of Hill. Tis now 2 o’clock and the fighting still goes on. Night finds us victorious. [Friday 16] 6 o’clock a.m. Fight opens with artillery. Rebels seem to have concentrated his force. 3 P.M. our cavalry are fighting in the Rebels rear. 4 Army Corps instead. Night finds us victorious, Rebels routed and running. 1st Brig. have the honors.

Source: Cowan’s auction

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