Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Diary of Alexander G. Downing: Tuesday, October 15, 1861

We moved into our new barracks today, and the boys are all pleased with the new quarters.  We had some visitors. Our camp is becoming quite a place for visitors — parents and friends of the boys coming in to bid them the last goodbye.

Source: Alexander G. Downing, Edited by Olynthus B., Clark, Downing’s Civil War Diary, p. 13-4

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