Go to the city to make some purchases while there hear that the Div is under orders to embark, hurry to camp find the Regt under said orders at 3. P. M. start to Mobile. Stack arms at the dock. 27th Wis go on the Peerless to the Continental in Mobile Bay 28 miles off. 33d to wait. Spend the most of evening running about town Lt Sharman & self attend the Theatre, play Pochohontas.
SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 8, April 1923, p. 604