<Sept 18> Tuesday 18[th] The camp travelld to Brussels, Philips Ferry 15 mi., and a part crossed over the .
< Orders> This day the orderd the Bo capt childs to have the Boonville guards, mounted, with 10 days provisions, & in readiness to march on his arrival at the end of the week The also orderd Gen of the 4th division to march immediately with 400 mounted men to the scene of difficulties & co-operate with . Similar orders were issued to Major Generals Lewies Bolton, , & Thomas D. Grant.
<20> Thursday 20th. The camp travelld 22 miles, crossing <the> . opposite Louisiana <on the Steamer Rescue> in<to> pike co. Mo. pitched tents 1 mile west of the town, 22 mi. 656 from .
To shew a feeling that is strivi[n]g to prevail through[o]ut the State of I give the following extract from John D. Tyler’s Journal, from which most of the facts in this history are derivd. “This P.M. # (see jour Camp p 63) the bluff.
I was at home until about 10 o clock, when I rode out on horse backs. I retur[ne]d a little before sunset. & tarrid was at home though the evening
< Letter to .> The following extracts from s Letter to the of this date, from , will give a pretty corre[c]t view of the Army. &c.— “Sir, the troops (see Documt p 27 & 8) cheerfulness”— The mob again thretnd [threatened] .
<21> Friday 21st.I went out early in the morning, but returd [returned] to breakfast with my family at 1/2 past 7.— and at 9 A M took an airing on hor[s]ebacks I was about home.
<Camp.> The camp travelld 18 17 mi. It raind much duri[n]g the day. The crowded into their tents in their wet clothes, and fasted till morning. The women & childrn slept well, and there was no compla[i]nt of “taking cold” on