Thursday, September 1, 2016

Diary of 4th Sergeant John S. Morgan: Thursday, August 13, 1863

Delayed by building bridge till 8. A. M. then started. Man shot in head — wond slight — by bush whacker. Col Rice Sick, hard march and hot day many give out. take in one bushwhacker Camp at sun down. Slough water.

SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 7, January 1923, p. 494

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