<Oct 29 30.> whose skull they laid open by a blow from a Rifle barrell. In this mangled conditi[o]n they mob laid him in their waggon & went on this way denying every comfort, & thus he remaind that P.M & night.—
<30> Tuesday 30[th]. was at in camp in camp at undre [under] a forced ma[r]ch to , with about a 1000 men and the ’s Extirmenatig [exterminating] order
< Massacre> For the history of this day at s, on I quote. The following affidavit of 1st President of the . “on <X> (Facts 21, 22, 23 24) Ills.” A # (Facts. 24) dark. (in writing the above see Nathan K Knights and othe[r]s stateme[n]ts)
withdrew from the Army at , as soon as the exterminating order was received, although, up to this time we at were ignorant <at > of the movements of the mob at , and the Order. of extermination.
<31> Wednesday 31.st The Militia of guarded the city the past night and threw up a tempora[r]y bra fortification on of waggons timbers &c on the south. The sisters were many of them engaged in gathreing up their most valueable effect, fearing a terrible battle in the morning, and that their <houses> might be <fired & they> obliged to flee. The eneny being <5> 4 to 1 against them. About 8 o clock a flag a flag <ϕ> (T & S. 5) cicumstances, < went to meet the flag, and secretly made an engagent “that to give up θ (Doc 73) recapted for.”> The Enemy was reenforced by about 1500 men today and news of the destruction of property by the mob reached us fom every quarter. Towa[r]ds evening #(T. & S. 5) us. After we arrivd in the camp Bro & eleven other brethen who were prisone[r]s, volunte[ere]d with permisson of the office[r]s to carry bro Corey into the to his family having lain exposed to the weather, for a show to the inhuman wrethces, without having his wou[n]ds dressed, or nourished in any manner. He died soon after he reached home.
<November 1> Thursday November 1. <Bro . & were brought prisoners into camp.> <They held> A court martial was held by in the camp. θ (T & S. 5. 6) destitute. declared he would have nothing to do with such cold blooded murder, & that he would withdraw his brigade in the morning.
Gov wrote from , that he conside[re]d full and ample powers were vested in him [p. 33]