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July 11, 1864: Big Meadow

July 11, 2014

Big Meadow

Big Meadows; by Tom Hilton, on Flickr


Camp 176

[Today] we went back to the Big Meadows, as we were out of flour, salt, bacon, and sugar—in fact had nothing but venison and beans to eat. An escort of seven soldiers had been there several days waiting for us. They were having a good time and were eating venison at a heavy rate.

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