Saturday, March 25, 2017

Diary of 1st Lieutenant John S. Morgan: Wednesday, June 14, 1865

Visit the Mexican side get poles for tent. About 300 of our soldiers over. Many drunk, drink & everything else cheap. return at 12, M. a fun over the swim P. M. the Rio grande is narrow swift and so muddy one cant wash in it.

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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