Saturday, April 8, 2017

Diary of 1st Lieutenant John S. Morgan: Friday, July 7, 1865

At 7. A. M. go up river & turn go down river & turn go up river & land near the Ala. cotton press our quarters for our stay in city: detailed to take charge of party to transfer baggage from ship. begin at 12. M. finish at 3 P. M. go up town for dinner ride in St. cars while it rains Evening attend Academy of Music Performance good.

SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 8, April 1923, p. 607

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