Saturday, April 20, 2013

Diary of Alexander G. Downing: Saturday, June 28, 1862

It rained this morning and the air is nice and cool. We worked most of the day cleaning up for another inspection — polishing our shoes, belts, cartridge boxes and muskets. Besides sweeping the camp ground.

Source: Alexander G. Downing, Edited by Olynthus B., Clark, Downing’s Civil War Diary, p. 55

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