Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Diary of 1st Lieutenant John S. Morgan: Monday, May 29, 1865

Guard of 60 men around every Regt camp men firing mines, a change in program. thought we will go to City La The Engineer Corps plays out. & an order from War Dept is Recd to muster out Regt in the Field. Genl Steel assigned to an important comd in Texas 6000 men from this Div to go with him. This evening not so much faith in us going out soon.

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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