Thursday, January 24, 2013

Diary of Alexander G. Downing: Thursday, April 3, 1862

We had drill as usual today and also general review, by General McClernand. We have no guard duty at this camp, but the troops of the front camps have to keep out a strong picket line.

Source: Alexander G. Downing, Edited by Olynthus B., Clark, Downing’s Civil War Diary, p. 40

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