Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Diary of Alexander G. Downing: Tuesday, December 9, 1862

No news of importance. Our foraging parties destroy a great deal of property unnecessarily, especially when the owner of a plantation is away with the rebel army — then there isn't much left when the boys get through.

Source: Alexander G. Downing, Edited by Olynthus B., Clark, Downing’s Civil War Diary, p. 87

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