Sunday, February 24, 2013

Diary of Alexander G. Downing: Sunday, May 4, 1862

It rained nearly all day. We received orders to cook four days’ rations and be ready to march at a moment’s notice. Henry L. Sweet of our company died of fever this morning at the Division hospital.

Source: Alexander G. Downing, Edited by Olynthus B., Clark, Downing’s Civil War Diary, p. 48

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