Friday, September 16, 2016

Diary of Sergeant George G. Smith: Sunday, March 27, 1863

Ordered on board a transport for Donaldsonville whence the First Louisiana steamed down the river arriving the next morning at three o'clock. My ailment was complicated with diarrhoea and flux, so the surgeon said I must go in the hospital which I did and the regiment went into camp.

SOURCE: Abstracted from George G. Smith, Leaves from a Soldier's Diary, p. 43

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