Thursday, July 7, 2016

Diary of 4th Sergeant John S. Morgan: Sabbath, April 5, 1863

Started at daylight, forenoon met Empire, Cheeseman & Citizen. Cheesman had been fired into by rebs. Capt of boat and two soldiers killed. 2 wounded Cheesman ordered to follow us, L––– Logan fired into after noon wounding 3 of the 36th Iowa.

SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 7, January 1923, p. 487

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