Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Diary of 1st Lieutenant John S. Morgan: Sunday, May 21, 1865

Very hot, not very well, Regt recs the following order from Genl Canby dated N. O. May 16, 65 Commandants of Regts. Batteries & Detachments will whose turn of service expires on or before the 1st day October will report immediately to these Head Quarters the exact date of the expiration of service also their effective strength. It is opinion at Div & Brig Hd Quarters that our Regt will be mustered out soon. Preaching in camp.

SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 8, April 1923, p. 603

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