Last night rained hard with heavy thunder & vivid Lightning. The Brigade is inspected at 2 P. M. by Maj Genl. Osterhaus. hear artillery all the time every day from 9 A. M. to 4. P. M. batteries practicing. Dan Costellos Show exhibits at the Cove tonight. Col Loflund presents me a sword.
SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 8, April 1923, p. 577