Savannah Tn. April 6, 1862
Was fine the whole day there was heavy firing heard up the river at 2 0c AM and our forces came very near loosing the day it was a very hard days fighting.
The 14th Regiment left camp for the scene of operations at 4 Oc too late.
James M. Tyler, First Sgt. Co. E, 14th Wis. Inf. Savannah Tn. 1862