Monday, October 3, 2016

Diary of Sergeant George G. Smith: April 19, 1863

I came up with the First Louisiana at 9 o'clock at night, faint and weary. My old comrades were glad to see me; particularly Lieutenant Gardner, who was in command of the company, as Captain Solomon had been put under arrest. The boys were in good spirits, but complained of hard times.

SOURCE: Abstracted from George G. Smith, Leaves from a Soldier's Diary, p. 48

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