Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Diary of Alexander G. Downing: Wednesday, January 1, 1862

I am back with the company again. The boys are having a big chicken dinner today, Lieutenant Compton having bought four dozen chickens and presented them to the company for a New Year's dinner.

Source: Alexander G. Downing, Edited by Olynthus B., Clark, Downing’s Civil War Diary, p. 27

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