Sunday, September 23, 2012

Diary of Alexander G. Downing: Sunday, December 1, 1861

We had a big snowstorm last night. It came my turn to go on camp guard for the first time. It takes some five hundred men to go around the camp.

Source: Alexander G. Downing, Edited by Olynthus B., Clark, Downing’s Civil War Diary, p. 20

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