Monday, November 26, 2012

Diary of Alexander G. Downing: Monday, February 3, 1862

The captain with eight men went out on a scouting trip to rout some “secesh” from an island in the Missouri river, where they were trying to recruit a company.

Source: Alexander G. Downing, Edited by Olynthus B., Clark, Downing’s Civil War Diary, p. 32

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