Out foraging today. 2d Division get here. P. M. Skirmish over the river, troops crossing. Rebs reported at pine bluff. 12¼ miles this side Little Rock entrenching. Col Rice promoted to Brig Gen.
SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 7, January 1923, p. 494