Saturday, December 22, 2012

Diary of Alexander G. Downing: Saturday, March 1, 1862

It is very cold with a strong northwest wind blowing. We drilled with our overcoats on for the first time, and even then we could not keep warm.

Source: Alexander G. Downing, Edited by Olynthus B., Clark, Downing’s Civil War Diary, p. 34

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