Friday, March 24, 2017

Diary of 1st Lieutenant John S. Morgan: Friday, June 9, 1865

Sea calmer, schooner alongside 1. co of 28th embark, and over about ½ Regt Baggaged & ½ detail goes over, P. M. The Lighter comes alongside & takes the balance of 28th except a small detail. Morgoritter arrives at 12, M. About 2 P. M. a schooner is towed alongside, our orders to load everything on her. get the horses. Regt stores & part of Com stores aboard, 3 P. M. the lighter brings out 50 passengers 15 ladies amongst them. The Hudson arrives with troops, sky cloudy & capt talks much of danger of a norther

SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 8, April 1923, p. 605

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