Thursday, February 28, 2013

Diary of Alexander G. Downing: Thursday, May 8, 1862

It is very warm today. Our major drilled us — the regiment — in the manual of arms. Company E went out in the evening to reinforce the pickets.

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

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