Saturday, January 7, 2017

Diary of 2nd Lieutenant John S. Morgan: Friday, February 24, 1865

Rained all night Boys all wet. offs of 33d. no blankets & lay on cabin floor, rains all day and heavy wind, at 12. see no land. at 5 P. M. at Grants Pass, an draw cats, have to give up some to our officers. I am ordered on duty. wind up so that the gulf is not safe boat draws too much water to go through the pass, quite a no sea sick today. rations running low.

SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 8, April 1923, p. 575

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