Thursday, March 23, 2017

Diary of 1st Lieutenant John S. Morgan: Tuesday, June 6, 1865

Ship anchored at ¼ past 12 boat right in the gulf front of Brozos Santiego. Morning see the Clinton & another steamship with troops on board. Gunboat Princess Royal (Captured of Charleston) & a few schooners, counted 38 sails laying off Bagdad Pilot boat conducts the Clinton in, & unload the other ship.

SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 8, April 1923, p. 604-5

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