The Diary picks up again, in summary form as noted above, from Scottsboro, Alabama on December 26, 1863. There is no detailed information about Charles’ movements or activities during the 4 month gap in his diary, from August 12th to December 26th, 1863.
The regimental history lists the movements and actions in which the 12th Indiana regiment participated. I can only assume that Charles’ was present with the regiment during the following events, taken from the Wikipedia article on the regiment:
The regimental history, “From Vicksburg to Raleigh: Or, A Complete History of the Twelfth Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and the Campaigns of Grant and Sherman, with an Outline of the Great Rebellion” is available on Google Books. The following chapters will give you some information about the regiment during this gap of time:
Approximate Route of Travel from Big Black River, Vicksburg to Missionary Ridge/Chattanooga, to Knoxville, with return to Chattanooga and finally to Winter Quarters at Scottsboro, Alabama.
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