Saturday, December 29, 2012

Diary of Alexander G. Downing: Saturday, March 8, 1862

The boys are in fine spirits because we have orders to leave. All are at work getting ready — some are mending their shirts, pants or coats, others their socks or shoes, or anything which needs fixing up before leaving for the South.

Source: Alexander G. Downing, Edited by Olynthus B., Clark, Downing’s Civil War Diary, p. 35

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