04/25/1863 - left Milliken's Bend, LA, marched to Richmond, LA (9 1/2 mi.) [I.24.642]

04/26/1863 - camped at Good Hope plantation, 10 mi. from Richmond, LA [I.24.642]

04/27/1863 - moved forward 10 mi. in heavy rain [I.24.642]

04/28/1863 - moved forward 13 mi., camped near Hard Times Landing, on Mississippi River below Vicksburg, MS [I.24.642]

04/29/1863 - moved 19 mi., camped near Hard Scrabble Landing [I.24.642]

04/30/1863 - moved to west side of river below Grand Gulf, MS 3rd Brigade, 8th Ills, Col. J.D. Stevenson commanding, taken on transport, landed at Bruinsburg, 10 mi. below Grand Gulf [I.24.642]

1st & 3rd Brigades arrived at Thompson's Hill, 12 midnight [I.24.643]

8th Ills on east bank of the Mississippi, moved in the direction of Port Gibson, MS [I.24.645]