Saturday, December 31, 2016

Diary of 2nd Lieutenant John S. Morgan: Tuesday, February 14, 1865

Revelie at 3 A. M. Raining Regt moves out of camp at 6:30 a. m. & are on the ears at 8, a. m. cars were crowded, 1/3 of men on top, at Duvalls Bluff at 1. P. M. on board steamer Paragon at 4 P. M. 50th Ind on board Rowena we tie up 30 mile below. Duvalls Bluffs a perfect mudhole. Left mail at the Rock, which was not destributed. Rained almost incessantly all day.

SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 8, April 1923, p. 573

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