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Messer reflects on the mindset of "old soldiers" like himself, who have seen much in battle.
Messer writes of obstacles faced on a rail transport from Nashville to Huntsville.
Messer writes from Jonesboro, Tennessee with news of Lee's surrender and describes his disapproval of Union troops stealing from a nearby southern family.
Messer's reflects on the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Messer relays news in the aftermath of Lincoln's assassination, and describes the increasing volume of migrating southerners and freed slaves he has observed.
Messer's describes his arrival at camp near Green Lake, Texas.