Sunday, March 3, 2013

Diary of Alexander G. Downing: Sunday, May 11, 1862

The Iowa Brigade moved two miles to the right, nearer to Corinth, and some of our boys came in upon the rebel pickets. We established another camp — camp number 6. The Eleventh Iowa was relieved from picket duty this evening.

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

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