Monday, December 16, 2013

Diary of Alexander G. Downing: Monday, February 16, 1863

It rained all night and some today. Our canvas tents are no good in shedding water. I was on guard today, but on account of the heavy rain and high wind all the guards were taken off duty.

Source: Alexander G. Downing, Edited by Olynthus B., Clark, Downing’s Civil War Diary, p. 101

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