Thursday, September 8, 2016

Diary of 4th Sergeant John S. Morgan: Sabbath, August 23, 1863

Forage teams get in at 9. P. M. Orders to march immediately at 10.15 lines moves forward. In hot dust deep, hard marching. Arrive at Du Vails bluffs at dusk, find our sick there sent by water

SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 7, January 1923, p. 496

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