Numerous islands, reach Memphis at 9. a. m. off in town a while the 18th Iowa on bank with arms stacked: will start up at 5 P. M. our boat starts at 12. M. afternoon pleasant. have to sound often.
SOURCE: “Diary of John S. Morgan, Company G, 33rd Iowa Infantry,” Annals of Iowa, 3rd Series, Vol. 13, No. 8, April 1923, p. 609