Saturday, December 10, 2016

Diary of 2nd Lieutenant John S. Morgan: Sabbath, January 29, 1865

Inft in camp all day. A wounded Reb found in the brush near the bridge, at 12. M, Col Mackey returns, was out and camped 10 miles, heard nothing of Cav. At 1. P. M. go to see the Prisoners 25 in no. 1 spunky sergt. 2 little boys only temporairly detained. Cav return at 4 P. M. with 20 Prisoners & 95 head of cattle had been within 15 miles of Camden 2 last days pleasant.

SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 8, April 1923, p. 572

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