Saturday, July 30, 2016

Diary of 4th Sergeant John S. Morgan: Monday May 11, 1863

Through Moro at 11.30. took the road to MaryAnna, passed through it where Dobbin had camped thursday with 700 men. Heard cannon at 4 P. M. cavalry force engaged with Dobbin. Out of rations. Live on parch corn

SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 7, January 1923, p. 489

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