All in shore at 8. A. M. stacked arms with orders to stay near, slight cannonadeing at 3. P. M. called in line to go out on picket, was after dark before the regiment was posted. Position in ½ mile of fort.
SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 7, January 1923, p. 485