Sunday, May 19, 2013

Diary of Alexander G. Downing: Sunday, July 27, 1862

We had regimental inspection this morning by Colonel Hare. We received orders to march in the morning. The Eleventh Iowa lost two men by disease while here in this camp — such is the penalty of camp life.

Source: Alexander G. Downing, Edited by Olynthus B., Clark, Downing’s Civil War Diary, p. 59

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