Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Diary of Alexander G. Downing: Wednesday, December 11, 1861

I am having my first experience of living in a tent. We are under the strictest military rules, and we are just beginning to realize that a soldier’s life is not all glory.

Source: Alexander G. Downing, Edited by Olynthus B., Clark, Downing’s Civil War Diary, p. 22

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