Saturday, July 30, 2016

Diary of 4th Sergeant John S. Morgan: Wednesday May 13, 1863

News that Richmond had fallen Cannon heard on the lower road cav. engaged with Dobbin again Noon, no dinner. 2. P. M. ordered to Helena, arrived 7.30. P. M. tired and sore. Loss while out of reg. 1 man missing Rained Road bad.

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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