All quiet. No orders yet for moving. Pontoon train passed up today, towards Potomac. Looks like an invasion. Hope we may…… Am confident if we do we will succeed. Boys all think living on the good things in Pennsylvania much better than beef and flour here. Reinforcements arrived at or near Winchester.
Lousiana Guard Artillery
Camp near Fredericksburg, Va.
Co Drill, by Myself. Weather pleasant.
7 P.M. Orders for three days cooked rations, to go on picket at 8 o’ck tomorrow morning.
10 P.M. Snowing.
Near Fredericksburg, Va.
Feb. 7. Clear, promises a fair day. 9 A.M. orders to fall in. Start for camp. We arrive at 9 P.M. roads very muddy. Our Expedition was to burn the Rail Road bridg[e] which crosses the Rappahannoc[k] River at Rappahannoc[k] Station on the Orange & Alexandria RR. The enemy lost three killed, our side lost none. The bridge was effectively destroyed.