Thursday, March 23, 2017

Diary of 1st Lieutenant John S. Morgan: Thursday, June 1, 1865

About town until 8. A. M. at which time Regt embarks, wait for Commissaries &c, until 10 A. M. arrive along side Continental at 12 M. find her fast on the sand in 14 ft water. Peerless & Iberville failed to help her off & wait the tide boat very warm

SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 8, April 1923, p. 604

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